Athlete’s Foot (Ick!!!) + MORE

Athlete’s Foot (Ick!!!) + MORE
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Baseball After “Tommy John” Surgery: High Return To Play Rates

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Surgery to reconstruct the torn ulnar collateral ligament in the elbow can result in return to play rates around 90% for high school aged athletes If you’re ta.... More »

8 Things Every Soccer Parent Needs to Know + MORE

This post is sponsored by Xeros Gear, creator of a bag that fights sports equipment odor. Learn more about their first bag, designed specifically for shin guards. Soccer was one of the several sports that my three kids all played at a young age. And even though my husband also played at a small co.... More »
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Girls Drop Out Rate Higher Than Boys + MORE

Why Do More Girls Drop Out of Sports Than Boys? We already knew that by the time they are 13, seventy-five percent of kids drop out of sports, mostly because they’re not having fun anymore. But research shows that girls drop out of sports at rates six times higher than boys. We spoke recently with.... More »
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eSports Gamers’ Wrist

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: eSports are rising rapidly in participation, viewership, and money flow Gamers are prone to overuse injuries of the upper extremity due to long hours of practice.... More »
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Review Your Emergency Action Plan

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: An Emergency Action Plan (EAP) is a key document that outlines the specific steps taken by a Club, Tournament Director, High School, or individual team in case o.... More »

Athlete’s Foot (Ick!!!)

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 1473185290 1947706742 Athlete’s Foot (Ick!!!) + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection that commonly occurs in warm humid weather, and when it rains
It typically starts as a red scaly rash between the toes
If caught early it can often be treated with non-prescription medications from your pharmacy
Reduce the chances of getting athlete’s foot by practicing good hygiene

This is one of those “ick” topics that no one really likes to talk about, but athlete’s foot is very common in warm humid summer months, and when it rains…

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8 Signs That You’re Micromanaging Your Youth Sports Athlete Believe it not, you might be overstepping your boundaries as a parent at your child’s youth sports game. In fact, you may not even realize it — so, in order to help, we’ve got some easy to sight signs that you are overdoing it…

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