Category Archives: Tips and Training

Taking The Ice Bath Plunge For Muscle Soreness- Helpful or Not?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Ice baths have been popular with adult endurance athletes for a long time, and are claimed to reduce soreness and improve … Continue reading

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Refueling After Training Or Games

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Muscle recovery after exercise requires a combination of carbs and protein. Muscle is believed to recover better if refueling starts in … Continue reading

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Do’s And Don’ts Of Supplements For Young Athletes

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Supplement use in high school aged athletes is very common, especially amongst male athletes Whenever possible get your “supplement” from food … Continue reading

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Learn To Love The Nordic Hamstring Curl

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Hamstring strains can be frustrating for the athlete because they can take a long time to heal, and even after healing … Continue reading

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Simple Test For Return To Play After Ankle Sprains

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Ankle sprains can be surprisingly tricky to recover from; a number of these will have ongoing issues needing therapy A simple … 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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Basketball: ankle bracing and balance training reduce ankle sprain risk

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Basketball players are at risk for ankle sprains, knee ACL injury, and general lower extremity injury Using lace-up ankle braces and/or performing … Continue reading

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Don???t Let An Injury Stop You From Exercising

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Being injured doesn???t always mean you need to completely stop all exercise or sport activity. Don???t be afraid to have a discussion … Continue reading

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Sport Specialization Can Increase Injury Risk Regardless of Hours and Months Played

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recent scientific article suggests that single sport specialization in young athletes increases injury risk, regardless of the number of hours played- … Continue reading

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Sideline Tips: Safe Steps In The Return To Play Decision

By Dev Mishra, MD President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   And Bert R. Mandelbaum, MD DHL (hon) Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group and Sports Foundation Team Physician LA Galaxy, US Soccer, … Continue reading

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