Category Archives: In the News

Using Painkillers To Play

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Over-the-counter pain relievers such as Tylenol or ibuprofen are commonly used to reduce pain and soreness from mild sports injuries. It’s … Continue reading

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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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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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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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5 Cool Technologies That Will Impact Youth Sports and Health

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: For this week a bit of a departure: I???m going to highlight some cool new technology that will be coming soon for … Continue reading

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Keys To Sideline Concussion Diagnosis

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recently published study shows that the addition of vision testing (the King-Devick test) to our standard testing with symptoms, cognition, and … Continue reading

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Car Tires And Cancer

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Artificial turf fields continue to grow in popularity, many of these fields use ground-up car tires (crumb rubber) as infill material Many … Continue reading

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Establish a Preseason ??Chain Of Command?? About Youth Sports Injuries

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recent survey was published by Safe Kids Worldwide highlighting important aspects of the culture surrounding youth sports injuries Youth coaches … Continue reading

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