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Throw Like a Pro V.2.0 mobile app review
  1. Anuruddh Kumar Misra1,
  2. Rafael Escamilla2,3,
  3. Narendra Nath Trivedi4
  1. 1Premise Health Hld, San Francisco, California, USA
  2. 2Department of Physical Therapy, California State University, Sacramento, California, USA
  3. 3Department of Physical Therapy, Results Physical Therapy and Training Center, Sacramento, California, USA
  4. 4Engineering, Red Hat, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Anuruddh Kumar Misra, Premise Health Hld Corp, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA; akmisramd{at}gmail.com

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Name of the mobile application

Throw Like a Pro V.2.0.

Creator

Abracadabra Health.

Category of the mobile application

Health and fitness (injury prevention).

Platform

iPhone/iPad: requires iOS V.7.0 or later, tested on iOS V.10.3.2; Android: requires 4.0 or later, tested on Android V.7.0.

Cost

iPhone/iPad: $9.99.

In-App purchases:

All Star Bundle $4.99.

Throwers Ten $0.99.

Cool Down Stretches $0.99.

Dynamic Warmup $1.99.

Advanced Throwers Ten $1.99.

About the app

The primary clinical focus of the app is injury prevention, closely followed by enhancing pitching performance via best rehabilitation practices (ie, stretches, warm-up, cool-down, improving core strength). It is an easy-to-use app for all involved in baseball, from players to parents, to coaches, to medical professionals. The app interface is user-friendly and has four main categories: Overview, Pre Season, In Season and About. The videos are instructive and consistent with the type of care a pitcher would receive in a sports medicine clinic and in real-time games as with a physical therapist and/or athletic trainer. While ‘Tommy John’ (ulnar collateral ligament) injuries are unlikely to ever totally be eliminated, the goal is its absolute minimization.

Use in clinical practice

The app tracks pitch …

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