Author Archives: Dev Mishra MD

Pitchers: strengthen your legs and core to improve your pitching

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recently presented study from orthopedic surgeons at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sheds further light on the risk factors for injury … Continue reading

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The Female Athlete Triad- Be On The Lookout

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The “female athlete triad” is a medical condition composed of eating disorder, irregular menstrual periods, and low bone density Girls in … Continue reading

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Simple Test For Return To Play After Ankle Sprains

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Ankle sprains can be surprisingly tricky to recover from; a number of these will have ongoing issues needing therapy A simple … Continue reading

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Hiding From Concussions

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recently published article in the American Journal of Sports Medicine showed that a large number of college athletes indicated that … Continue reading

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Ivy League Bans Tackling At Football Practices: A Sign Of Things To Come?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The Ivy League took the extraordinary step to ban all player-to-player tacking at football practices. The news was reported this week … Continue reading

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Reduce Parent-Coach Misunderstanding With The Preseason Talk

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: It???s very important to have a discussion with parents prior to the club season to establish a decision process for dealing … Continue reading

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Foot and Ankle Injuries in Ballet

By Adam Bitterman DO and Simon Lee, MD Rush University Medical Center Foot and Ankle Section Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Foot and ankle injuries are extremely common amongst those participating in dance activities. Those impacting the lower extremity account for … Continue reading

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Ban Youth Tackle Football? Provocative NYT Article Is Worth A Read.

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Author Gregg Easterbrook recently published an excellent thought-provoking article in which he stated the risks of brain injury might be significantly reduced … Continue reading

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The Future Of Sports: The Young Athlete

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recent report called The Future of Sports sheds light on opinions from a group of futurists touching on many areas in … Continue reading

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Injury Recognition Matters. US Club Soccer Partners With Sideline Sports Doc To Bring Injury Recognition Training To Coaches.

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   Brian Cole, M.D. Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Head Team Physician, Chicago Bulls (NBA)   Tal David, M.D. Synergy Specialists … Continue reading

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