Author Archives: Dev Mishra MD

The “High Ankle Sprain” vs. The Common Ankle Sprain- What’s The Difference?

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: High ankle sprains happen with body rotation, such as being tackled with the foot planted at the same time as changing direction … Continue reading

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Heel Pain In Young Athletes: Calcaneal Apophysitis or “Sever’s Disease”

By Amol Saxena, DPM Fellow, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Palo Alto, CA Key Points: Heel pain in young athletes is a very common condition in young growing athletes Most often … Continue reading

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Ankle Braces Can Reduce The Number Of Ankle Sprains In Football And Basketball

Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   Brian Cole, M.D. Head Team Physician, Chicago Bulls Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University, Chicago, IL Key Points: There is good evidence that … Continue reading

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“Why Exercise Will Make You Smarter.” Radio CaptainU Interviews Gretchen Reynolds, noted New York Times columnist.

Summary By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Gretchen Reynolds writes a column for the New York Times. She is a very entertaining writer focused principally on health … Continue reading

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Stingers and Burners In Football

Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   Tim McAdams, M.D. Head Team Physician and Medical Director, San Francisco 49ers Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   Key Points: Stingers … Continue reading

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Treating IT Band Syndrome In Young Runners

By Brian Fullem, DPM Fellow, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine Tampa, FL   Amol Saxena, DPM Fellow, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Palo Alto, CA Key Points: A three phase … Continue reading

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IT Band Syndrome In Young Runners

By Brian Fullem, DPM Fellow, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine Tampa, FL   Amol Saxena, DPM Fellow, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Palo Alto, CA Key Points: IT Band Syndrome … Continue reading

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To Brace Or Not To Brace

By Lance LeClere, M.D. LCDR MC, United States Navy Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California Note: this article first appeared in InMotion, published by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and is available … Continue reading

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“Injuries Are The Result Of Coaching Incompetence.” Radio CaptainU Interviews Raymond Verheijen, Dutch soccer coach.

Summary By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Verheijen is an outspoken critic of many soccer coaches and often places the blame for athletes’ injuries on what he … Continue reading

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The “Ten Percent” Rule For Runners: Fact or Fiction?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Common advice for runners returning from injury or other layoff is to increase weekly mileage by 10% While I find that … Continue reading

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