Author Archives: Dev Mishra MD

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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The Multi-Sport Prescription

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: We have a strong cultural bias towards early sport specialization, with the belief that specialization from the youngest ages is the best … Continue reading

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Data Can Reduce The Emotion Surrounding Concussion Policy

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Good objective data can help guide decisions regarding concussion policy and can also help reduce the emotional intensity surrounding some of the … Continue reading

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Seven Cool New Concussion Technologies That Could Be Game Changers

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The GE/NFL/Under Armour Head Health Challenge is an extraordinary competition designed to produce radical improvements in concussion diagnosis, safety equipment design, and … Continue reading

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Perspectives on US Soccer’s required changes for youth heading

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: US Soccer recently recommended several changes to rules about heading the ball for younger age groups, designed to decrease the risk of … Continue reading

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Snowboarding Injuries to the Foot and Ankle

By Adam Bitterman, DO Fellow, Foot and Ankle Surgery Rush University Medical Center   and Johnny Lin, MD Assistant Professor, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Rush University Medical Center Key Points: Snowboarding is growing in popularity, especially amongst young people Lightweight … Continue reading

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Hockey Training Tips: Off-Ice Balance Training

By Steve Chmielewski, DPT Physical Therapist at Athletico, Westchester, IL Key Points: This blog post first appeared in Sports Medicine Weekly, founded by our partner Dr. Brian Cole The author points out the need for proper balance training as part … Continue reading

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Safety Rules Changes Needed To Grow Youth Sports

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: US Soccer recently recommended several changes to rules about heading the ball for younger age groups, designed to decrease the risk of … Continue reading

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After Concussion: Don’t Just See A Doctor, Be Sure To See The Right Doctor

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: It’s important to see a doctor trained in sport concussion management after a concussion. Not all doctors know about return to play … Continue reading

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