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

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

You Might be Embarrassing Your Child if….

Are you unintentionally embarrassing your child? Any sports parent who uses humiliation or embarrassment to try to motivate an athlete is barking up the wrong tree. In an article by Dr. Chris Stankovich, founder of Advanced Human Performance Systems, an athletic counseling and human performance enh.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: HOW BASEBALL IS CHANGING – AND NOT IN A GOOD WAY

The summer heat has finally arrived. And when it’s this hot, I think about the National Pastime. That’s because I recall how much fun and enjoyment I had playing baseball as a kid in the youth leagues, HS, in college, and in the pro’s.And also when I coached college ball. Problem is….... More »
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The Game When My Son Struck out 3 Times, and What I Learned + MORE

There are moments in a sports parent’s life that are embedded in your heart and memory so deeply that they will always move you when you think of them. One of those moments for me was when my 4th-grade son–who is now 28–struck out three times in a playoff little league game. As the.... 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 »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: Why is Soccer Declining at the Youth Level?

On the morning of the World Cup championship, the New York Times decided to run an article about the declining numbers of American kids aged 6-12 playing soccer in this country. According to research conducted by the Sports and Fitness Association, which has run surveys sports for years, soccer enro.... More »
 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 point of the shoulder near the end of the collarbone
We will often see these injuries when a player is tackled or falls to the ground on the point of the shoulder, with the arm at the player’s side
Most shoulder separations from sports injuries can successfully be treated without surgery

This week I’ll offer up some pre-World Cup injury recovery info, inspired by Egypt/Liverpool brilliant playmaker Mo Salah…

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