Author Archives: Dev Mishra MD

What To Do If Your Young Athlete Breaks His Leg During A Game

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University We’d all love to think there’s a way to prevent injuries in youth sports but the reality is that there will always be … Continue reading

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Consider The Individual When Planning Practice

By John Cone, PhD, CSCS Founder and President, FitFor90 Key Points: In today’s post from Dr. Cone he discusses the concept of modifying team training in order to minimize injury risk for your players One of the most important points … Continue reading

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Why should you care about sports science?

By John Cone, PhD, CSCS Founder and President, FitFor90 Key Points: At Sideline Sports Doc, we try whenever possible to use an “evidence based” approach to youth sports health and this week we feature an article by John Cone, who … Continue reading

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Turf Toe Injuries Can Be Successfully Treated

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: “Turf toe” refers to a sprain injury to the bottom of the big toe joint These injuries are common in football, especially … Continue reading

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The Real Reason Why There Are So Many Youth Pitching Injuries

By Mike Reinold, DPT, ATC Founder of Champion Physical Therapy and Performance, Boston, MA Key Points: (comments below from Dev Mishra, M.D.) This article is written by Mike Reinold, a colleague and friend who happens to be one of our … Continue reading

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Pitchers: Watch Your Pitch Counts And Innings

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Excessive throws for a young arm can lead to significant injuries to the shoulder and elbow The American Sports Medicine Institute recommendations … Continue reading

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Sideline Sports Doc: Why We Do What We Do

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University It’s mid-July and in the heat of the month we’re taking it a bit easy with this week’s post. Here’s a link to a … Continue reading

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The “Wild West” Of Concussion Treatment

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: If you have been diagnosed with a concussion and you are having continued symptoms after the concussion event you should be under … Continue reading

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The Importance of the High School Preparticipation Physical Exam

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   Key Points: The Preparticipation Physical Exam (PPE) is a very important part of preseason high school sports readiness The real purpose of the … Continue reading

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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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