Coming Back From: Knee Meniscus Surgery

Coming Back From: Knee Meniscus Surgery

Atlanta Falcons Fan Guide, Schedule, Traditions + MORE

This Atlanta Falcons Fan Guide will get you pumped for the NFL season if you’re a fan of the Dirty Birds. It’s a great resource for the season schedule, famous players, rivalries and traditions. Being an Atlanta Falcons Fan Guide The Atlanta Falcons joined the NFL as an expansion team in.... More »
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Making The Game Day “Go” Or “No Go” Decision

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The decision to allow an athlete to play or recommend sitting out is complex, and involves an assessment of medical factors, sport based risk evaluation, and sit.... More »

Pitcher Puts Celebration On Hold To Console Friend

Watching high school sportsmanship on display can make nearly anyone a sports fan. There is a reason why fans are mesmerized by the world of sports. What makes sports so enchanting and so absorbing is not just the wins and losses, but also the how players play the game. That was on vivid display at .... More »
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Tips To Find A Sports Medicine Specialist + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Sports medicine specialists have specific training in working with health conditions affecting athletes and sports performance Family and friends can be a very g.... More »
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Lightning Safety For Outdoor Sports

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The summer months are the peak time of year for lightning strikes If you hear thunder, abandon outdoor practice and go indoors. “If the thunder roars, go indoo.... More »
youth flag football tournaments 1513106062 643887236 Coming Back From: Knee Meniscus SurgeryBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Recovery is highly variable, but generally speaking most young athletes can return to sprinting, cutting, and jumping sports at about 6 weeks after partial meniscus removal surgery
Generally speaking, most young athletes will return to sprinting, cutting, and jumping sports at about 4 months after meniscus repair with stitches
Beware about claims to return fully to sports at 2 weeks after surgery (or less…) – this is very rare
Success rates are very high with properly followed rehab

College football fans recently witnessed the strange sideline incident where Ohio State quarterback JT Barrett reportedly injured a knee when colliding pregame with a photographer…

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Coming Back From: Knee Meniscus Surgery

Coming Back From: Knee Meniscus Surgery

COLLEGE RECRUITING: Parents, Athletes Need to Do Their Homework

If there is one topic that sports parents (and their athletes) are desperate to always find out more information, it’s the increasingly complex world of college recruiting. Now, the irony is that even though you would assume that the recruiting process would become easier over the last 20 year.... More »

ATHLETIC DIRECTORS: Why are So Many Long-Time Coaches Being Let Go at Scarsdale High School? + MORE

Something very curious has been happening at prestigious Scarsdale (NY) HS over the last couple of years. Despite having some very successful athletic programs, at least half a dozen experienced head varsity coaches have been let go. And in all of the cases, nobody knows why. Even some of the dismis.... More »

TRAVEL TEAMS: A Club Team Worth Emulating….

For years on my Sports Edge radio show, I have cautioned sports parents about the potential pitfalls and real concerns regarding travel team sports. Everything from unfair tryouts to coaches who want to win at all costs to the escalating amounts of time and money that having a child on a travel can .... More »

One-handed NFL Prospect Shaquem Griffin

Shaquem Griffin was the feel good story of the 2018 NFL Draft Combine. The NFL keeps discovering new talent every now and then. It is not just team performances that keep football fans fascinated by the stories. The individual stories, where athletes rise from the ground to attain glory is what fans.... More »
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Building Confidence in Young Athletes

Helping Sports Kids Overcome the Fear of Making Mistakes A sports parent asks: “My daughter is 13 years old and is currently playing basketball. She is very athletic and has natural abilities but just doesn’t know it or use it. Her confidence level is not there. She gets in a game and j.... More »
youth flag football tournaments 1513106062 1254691089 Coming Back From: Knee Meniscus SurgeryBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Recovery is highly variable, but generally speaking most young athletes can return to sprinting, cutting, and jumping sports at about 6 weeks after partial meniscus removal surgery
Generally speaking, most young athletes will return to sprinting, cutting, and jumping sports at about 4 months after meniscus repair with stitches
Beware about claims to return fully to sports at 2 weeks after surgery (or less…) – this is very rare
Success rates are very high with properly followed rehab

College football fans recently witnessed the strange sideline incident where Ohio State quarterback JT Barrett reportedly injured a knee when colliding pregame with a photographer…

Continue Reading On blog.sidelinesportsdoc.com »