Author Archives: Dev Mishra MD

Hockey Helmet Ratings Coming Soon from Virginia Tech

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Independent and objective scientific analysis is adding to our knowledge of football helmet safety The researchers at Virginia Tech will next … Continue reading

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Hamstring Injuries: What To Do, What To Expect, What’s On The Horizon

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Hamstring injuries can take a long time to fully heal, ranging from 3 to 8 weeks for most young athletes See … Continue reading

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ACL Surgery In The Growing Athlete: Save The Growth Plates

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recent scientific study showed that young growing athletes with open growth plates can successfully undergo ACL surgery with no risk … Continue reading

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Sports Nutrition (Including The Wonders Of Chocolate Milk!) Radio CaptainU Interviews Nancy Clark, Internationally Renowned Sports Nutritionist.

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: For serious athletes at any age, nutrition is an often overlooked but incredibly important component of athletic performance Each body will … Continue reading

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Throw Like A Pro: Dr. James Andrews’ iOS App Hopes To Save Young Arms

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Renowned clinicians Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Kevin Wilk created an app called “Throw Like A Pro” to assist young pitchers … Continue reading

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CrossFit for Kids: Good Potential, Just Be Careful

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: CrossFit is a multi-joint high intensity exercise regimen with the potential to be an excellent total body training for the young … Continue reading

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What Are The Psychological Things That Great Athletes Do? Radio CaptainU Interviews Scott Kaufman, Professor of Psychology at NYU.

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Each athlete should focus on developing an individual or core skill, rather than constantly comparing themselves to their peers Focused, deliberate … Continue reading

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Uruguay Deserves A Red Card For Concussion Management: US Youth Sports Must Do Better

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: During the World Cup the Uruguay team allowed a player with an obvious concussion to continue playing in the same game, … Continue reading

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When Can I Play Again After Meniscus Surgery?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Recovery is highly variable, but generally speaking most young athletes can return to sprinting, cutting, and jumping sports at about 6 … Continue reading

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Can Strength Training Be This Simple And Effective? Radio CaptainU Interviews Author Mark Rippetoe.

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Radio CaptainU interviews nationally renowned strength coach Mark Rippetoe, who states that young athletes can make massive strength gains in 4 … Continue reading

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