Everything seems so perfect the day of a wedding. There is dancing, celebration, and the dream of a wonderful life together. Everyone expects their marriage to last forever. Having a relationship that lasts is hard and takes work. People get hurt, problems fester or perhaps someone wanders into the arms of another…
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Brian Cole, M.D.
Head Team Physician, Chicago Bulls
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University, Chicago, IL
There is good evidence that lace-up ankle braces will reduce the number of ankle sprains in youth football and basketball
Athletes wearing a lace-up brace generally will not notice any decrease in sprint speed or performance
We have not seen any harmful effects of wearing the braces, so it makes good sense for youth football and basketball players to wear lace-up braces
We see a lot of ankle sprains in our clinical practices, and if they make their way to the orthopedic surgeon’s office it generally means it was a significant injury…
What will help your young football player keep running with the ball even after he’s fumbled twice in the first quarter?
How can you help your tennis player keep playing after losing the first set at love?
Resiliency is not necessarily something you can teach your kids…