Author Archives: Dev Mishra MD

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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Exercise For Your Vision Might Save Your Brain

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   Key Points: Published research from the University of Cincinnati shows that visual field training has the potential to significantly reduce concussion rates in … Continue reading

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Elbow “Tommy John” Surgery: Are You Better Than Before Surgery?

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   Key Points: A common myth is that Tommy John surgery will actually make the elbow better than a “normal” elbow- this is not … Continue reading

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Risky Behavior For Baseball And Softball

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   Key Points: Baseball and softball pitchers need to be aware of the burden placed on young shoulders and elbows by playing on multiple … Continue reading

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Sunscreen Is The Smart And Simple Choice To Reduce Skin Cancer Risk

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   Key Points: Many types of cancers are strongly associated with repeated exposures to cancer triggers, and the association between sun exposure and some … Continue reading

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