Athlete’s Foot (Ick!!!) + MORE

Athlete’s Foot (Ick!!!) + MORE

TRENDS IN SPORTS: More Discussion of E-Gaming as Sport

Building upon Doug Abram’s superb column from earlier this week about the threat that videogames pose to our kids’ long-term health, I presented to the WFAN listening audience this straightforward question: knowing how popular videogaming has become in recent years with our kids, has it.... More »
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Sociability: How Families Learn Together with Love and Respect

Each of us wants our children to develop positive relationships—to experience the power of unconditional love, support, friendship, and encouragement throughout school and life. But we also know that creating and sustaining relationships is hard work—effort that requires a cooperative ability to.... More »

How the Hard Work of Youth Sports is Still Fun

This post is sponsored by Genius of Play, a one-stop source for play ideas that build real skills. There is rarely anything fun about the hard work of youth sports. Although hard work and fun can co-exist in youth sports, let’s not sugar coat the sweat, the sore muscles, and the exhaustion that yo.... More »

39 Clever Fantasy Football Names Ok With Mom

“Call Me Brady,” “The Touchdown Factory,” and “The Brees Knees” are just a few clever fantasy football names you might encounter in your league. Why the fascination with naming fantasy football teams? Whereas the winners of your fantasy league are typically hardco.... More »

MORE ON THE IMPORTANCE OF ADVERSITY: Every Athlete Will Encounter It – and What You Need to Say

Let me ask you this. What have you have learned, or your kids have learned, from dealing with adversity in sports. And along those lines, when your youngster runs into a setback, how do you – as an adult – let them handle this important life lesson? In my mind, when it comes to kids in sports .... More »

Athlete’s Foot (Ick!!!)

 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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