Author Archives: Dev Mishra MD

Tech Watch: Movement Based Concussion Evaluation

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Movement based testing of brain function is a concept that could be used to add objective information in the evaluation of an … Continue reading

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Science Or Magic After Injury?

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Stick with scientifically proven methods to get you back as quickly as possible after an injury, avoid experimental treatments Always start with … Continue reading

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Returning To Sports After ACL Surgery

By Geoffrey Abrams, M.D. Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University And Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Most surgeons will like to see at least 90% strength in … Continue reading

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Timing Your ACL Surgery

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Young athletes will typically need 9 to 12 months to successfully return to sports. Pick your most important upcoming events and … Continue reading

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Skiers Must Check Bindings To Reduce Knee Injury Risk

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Lack of binding release is correlated with knee injury in most age groups Bindings must be professionally adjusted at the minimum … Continue reading

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Burnout: When The Reasons Aren’t Physical

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Pressure from parents, peers, or coaches can sometimes lead young athletes to quit organized sports due to “burnout” We need to … Continue reading

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Fall Sports Are Done: What You Must Do Now

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The time between the end of your fall sport and the start of your spring sport is an important time to … Continue reading

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Arthroscopic Surgery For FAI In Young Athletes

By Marc Safran, M.D. Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University And Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: FAI surgery is sometimes necessary to return the athlete to sports participation … Continue reading

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Hip and Groin Injuries in Young Athletes

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University And Marc Safran, M.D. Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Muscle strains are the most common hip and groin injuries in young … Continue reading

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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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