11 Myths About Playing Sports in College + MORE

11 Myths About Playing Sports in College + MORE
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9 Questions Every Youth Sports Parent Should Answer + MORE

9 Questions Every Youth Sports Parent Should Answer With another new school year quickly approaching and season openers around the corner, you may already have questions about what fall youth sports will hold for you and your child. Will the coach see my child’s potential? Will my child get enoug.... More »

RecruitLook: NCAA updates social media recruiting rules

NCAA updates social media recruiting rules reposted from our partners at RecruitLook Social media in college recruiting has become too big for the NCAA to control. The solution? Change the rules for how college coaches can interact with potential prospects on social media. The NCAA could no longer e.... More »
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How to Talk to Other Sports Parents About Being a Good Sport + MORE

Communicating With Other Sports Parents A parent asks, “How do you talk to other parents about being good sports parents?” This is a good question. Too often, well-meaning sports parents are too loud on the sidelines, argue with the refs and coaches, and overall, set bad examples for their chil.... More »
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Sideline Tips: Safe Steps In The Return To Play Decision + MORE

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, Pepperdine University Mem.... More »
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Timing ACL Surgery For High School Athletes + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: It’s very important to discuss timing of ACL surgery with your orthopedic surgeon I recommend looking out over your calendar and working backwards one year fro.... More »
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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Deciding whether the young athlete is having “discomfort” vs. “pain” is a very individual process as each person’s perception of pain is different
Getting the exact diagnosis by consulting a sports physician is advisable
Young athletes with minor injuries and discomfort can often continue playing, but caution and individual guidance are important

“What’s the difference between discomfort and pain? And is it ok for me to keep playing if I just have a little bit?” Those are two of the most common questions I’m asked by injured young athletes, and I’m guessing the same is true for our sports medicine colleagues across the country…

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There’s a lot of hype, misinformation, and unrealistic expectations when it comes to playing sports in college.
I did my homework and found the top college recruiting myths that need to be busted. Parents and athletes, take note:
Myth #1: High school coaches will get you recruited.
Your athlete is the only one responsible for his recruitment…

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