Sharp shoulder pain


#1

I havnt been pitching for about 2 years and about a month ago I started up again because I want to play at my college next year. My shoulder feels fine when warming up or throwing at less than 60 or so percent. When I start to throw hard I will get a sharp quick pain in my shoulder. The pain goes away very quickly but returns the next time I try and throw hard. It dosnt feel like muscle soreness but I am not totally sure. I was thinking that it was maybe just from not throwing for awhile but it hasnt gotten any better. Any suggestions or help would be appreciated, thanks.


#2

You need to warm up very slow! Your arm is not use to the velocity. Even when I take a week or two off, my arm hurts the next time I pitch. When I throw 2 days in advance of my game, this allows my arm to get use to throwing again. So basicly warm up very slow and multiple times before you throw at 100%.


#3

Any sharp pain is a bad sign.

Have you been to a doctor? If not, you should.

The root cause of the problem could be a problem with your mechanics (e.g. taking your elbows above and behind your shoulders).

Do you have a video of yourself throwing?