Category Archives: Tips and Training

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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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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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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