Bone Bruise: What It Is And How It’s Managed

Bone Bruise: What It Is And How It’s Managed
 Bone Bruise: What It Is And How It’s Managed

Coming Back From: Shoulder Separation (Egypt’s Eyes Are On Mo Salah)

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points:  A “shoulder separation” is a different injury than a shoulder dislocation The shoulder separation involves a sprain to the ligaments of a joint at the poin.... More »
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How Team Culture Boosts Kids’ Confidence

Strategies For Building Confidence in Young Athletes There’s a reason Mark Lawton, longtime coach and teacher, takes his team to the championship level… He focuses on building a team culture that boosts kids’ confidence. When we spoke to him recently, he gave us some quick tips for both p.... More »

Illinois Paves the Way for HS Football Policy + MORE

It has been a long time coming… Not a new post on this blog, rather, a proactive and thoughtful policy/plan for high school football safety. This process has not been easy and there is no way I can take full… Continue reading →.... More »

Are You THAT Pushy Sports Parent? + MORE

No mom or dad that I know really wants to be known as a PUSHY sports parent. But at the same time, parents sometimes let their “encouragement” turn into pushiness, without realizing it or even wanting it. Sometimes parental pushiness is blatant; you see it come out as parents coach their.... More »
junior football tournaments 1528272967 311765329 Bone Bruise: What It Is And How It’s ManagedBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

A bone is a living tissue with a blood supply, and impact to the bone can cause bruising in the bone’s interior
Bone bruises are diagnosed on MRI scan
Bone bruises will predictably heal and allow the athlete to return to play, however the time frame for return is widely variable

Many people are surprised to learn that bone has a blood supply…

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