From the Mound to Recovery: A Pitcher's Journey Through Tommy John Surgery

From the Mound to Recovery: A Pitcher's Journey Through Tommy John Surgery

Ep 36: From the Mound To Recovery

Today we are joined by local college pitcher Eli Hoyt. Eli grew up in Waukesha, playing for STiKS academy, and just finished his career at Madison College. Eli will have the opportunity to play for USA Baseball and the Madison Mallards this summer.

In addition to being a high level pitcher, Eli has overcome numerous injuries over the course of his career. Most recently, Eli just returned to competition following Tommy John Surgery on his throwing elbow. 

Episode Synopsis:

  • Eli’s baseball story and how he ended up at Madison College
  • How is perspective has changed on college baseball
  • The difference between conservative elbow rehab and rehab after Tommy John surgery
  • Why he got multiple opinions before undergoing Tommy John surgery
  • What he learned throughout the Tommy John rehab process
  • How he approached his throwing program
  • How his arm felt during his return to throwing program
  • Difference between his ACL rehab and Tommy John rehab
  • The lessons from Tommy John rehab he will take with him going forward

Eli has a very unique perspective on baseball and took a lot of time to reflect and prepare for this conversation. He gives a lot of great advice that anyone going through an injury recovery can learn from.

You can see Eli play this summer for the Madison Mallards and follow his journey on socials @hoyster22 

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