baseball_1Are you and your children ready for baseball season?  Dr. Baranski has some great preemptive advice on how to avoid injuries!

He explains –  A lot of children are going out using muscles that they have not used in a long time, or perhaps never.

Since many of them are being streamlined into particular sports, in leagues that go all year around, they are using the same muscles day after day.

This translates into repetitive injuries that, unless identified and treated, can take years to heal.

Common Baseball Injuries include:

  • Elbow
  • Shoulder
  • Ulnar collateral ligament tear or dysfunction – ligament inside the elbow.  This can happen to pitchers.

It is vital, Dr. B says, that parents monitor their child’s activity to minimize chances of injury.

But what do you do if  there is already an injury?

Advanced Spine and Sport can help:   Most commonly they will recommend, rest first, ice, and a diagnostic MRI or X-ray at a radiology center.

Dr. Baranksi and his team of experts will go over the report results with the parents and patient, explain what is going on, and how they can help.

Their main Goal – get them back into activities SAFELY.  They treat your child like their own –  and do their due diligence.

Often recommended:  therapy of different modalities to increase range of motion, decrease pain, and strengthen muscles for that specific activity.  However, Dr. B. stresses that one sport may not be the way to go – variety is better for young muscles.

Listen to the show and get all the details including information on recommended pitch counts.

Also – Advanced Spine And Sport offers a free consultation for your young athlete! 

Contact Dr. James Baranski at Advanced Spine and Sport (805) 642-4061.

Remember the $40 dollar special  for 1st time patients for massage throughout  March!  Weight Loss Special:  12 visits – $500 for Lipo-light!   Just tell them Bunny sent you!


About Advanced Spine and Sport:  Dr. Baranski’s office is the first of its kind in Ventura County to bring a special blend of integrated medicine – including an M.D., chiropractors, physical therapy, massage therapy, and medical weight loss, all in one location.  Their holistic medical team strives to educate and provide their patients with the most advanced forms of non-surgical therapies possible.

About Dr. James Baranski:
  James Baranski, D.C., an avid sports enthusiast, enjoys basketball, golf, and working out. He understands that with activities comes injuries, and how treating these injuries as quickly and successfully as possible is crucial – whether it be for an elite athlete or for the weekend warrior.

Dr. Baranski graduated in December 1999 from Cleveland Chiropractic College of Los Angeles. He worked as an associate for three years in North Hollywood, CA, then worked for a prominent orthopedic medical group in Los Angeles, CA. There he directed patient care which included chiropractic, physical therapy, acupuncture, pain management, surgical procedures, and pre- and post-operative rehabilitation.

Dr. Baranski specializes in sports injuries, personal injuries such as motor vehicle accidents and slip-n-falls, as well as work-related and repetitive stress injuries. He works with many of the top attorneys and MD’s in Ventura County, ensuring the most comprehensive care possible for the patients.

He has taken 100’s of hours of post-graduate classes on sports injuries and exercise therapy, as well as work injury laws and personal injury seminars. He also did personal training for 3 years, helping people reach their personal and fitness goals.

Contact Dr. James Baranski at Advanced Spine and Sport (805) 642-4061.  
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