Author Archives: Dev Mishra MD

Pitchers: Watch Your Pitch Counts And Innings

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Excessive throws for a young arm can lead to significant injuries to the shoulder and elbow The American Sports Medicine Institute recommendations … Continue reading

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Sideline Sports Doc: Why We Do What We Do

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University It’s mid-July and in the heat of the month we’re taking it a bit easy with this week’s post. Here’s a link to a … Continue reading

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The “Wild West” Of Concussion Treatment

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: If you have been diagnosed with a concussion and you are having continued symptoms after the concussion event you should be under … Continue reading

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The Importance of the High School Preparticipation Physical Exam

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   Key Points: The Preparticipation Physical Exam (PPE) is a very important part of preseason high school sports readiness The real purpose of the … Continue reading

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Why Ankle Sprains Need Rehab

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points:   Significant swelling, any bruising, or inability to bear weight might indicate a more severe ankle injury. Get an evaluation from an … Continue reading

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Tips For Preventing Baseball Sliding Injuries

By Daryl Osbahr, M.D. Level One Orthopedics at Orlando Health Note: the following post is from the STOP Sports Injuries Blog and appeared on July 24, 2014 While baseball is commonly known as a non-contact sport, the risk of collision … Continue reading

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Stress Fracture Can Stop Your Summer Running

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   Key Points: A stress fracture is a type of overuse injury Stress fractures often start with mild activity related pain that never disappears … Continue reading

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Growing Pains or Osgood-Schlatter

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points:   Overuse injuries related to growth spurts are common in certain sports, especially sports involving jumping, sprinting, and rapid changes of direction … Continue reading

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Yoga Catching On With Young Athletes

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   Key Points: Participation in yoga is increasing amongst all age groups in the United States When done correctly, yoga has many benefits for … Continue reading

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Keep Moving When You Dance

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   Key Points: Dance classes are very popular amongst adolescent girls, but a recent study shows that only about one third of a typical … Continue reading

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