Monthly Archives: November 2011

Youth Hockey Injury Prevention Begins On Day One

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc Rule changes are pretty easy but changing attitudes and perceptions can be really hard.  Just as we saw in fall sports such as football and soccer, hockey in particular is going … Continue reading

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The Team Physician – We Really Do Want You To Play…

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc, LLC In last week’s post we spoke about how it’s important for the young athlete facing playoff pressure to bring injuries to the attention of the athletic trainer.  In this weeks … Continue reading

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Don’t Hide From Injuries

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc, LLC As we near the end of the high school regular season for football an interesting pattern emerges that team physicians and athletic trainers have seen for many years:  athletes start … Continue reading

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MRI Can Be Useful In Adolescent Sports Injuries

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc Magnetic resonance imaging- otherwise known as an “MRI”- is a sophisticated imaging technique that gives us incredibly detailed pictures of bone, cartilage, ligaments, tendons, muscles, the spine, and even internal organs … Continue reading

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