Qualitative and Quantitative Analyses of the Dynamic and Static Stabilizers of the Medial Elbow

Background: The anterior bundle of the medial ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) and the forearm flexors provide primary static and dynamic stability to valgus stress of the elbow in overhead-throwing athletes. Quantitative anatomic relationships between the dynamic and static stabilizers have not been described.

Purpose: To perform qualitative and quantitative anatomic […]