Do You Need An MRI To Diagnose An ACL Tear? + MORE

Do You Need An MRI To Diagnose An ACL Tear? + MORE
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How Sports Kids Benefit From a Strong Mental Game

Benefits of Mental Game Training For Young Athletes Sports parents and children alike may be hesitant to adopt mental game coaching for a variety of reasons… It’s common for a sports parent to think: “If I encourage my sports children to work on their mental game, it might HURT their .... More »
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How to Raise Socially Responsible Girls

A Guest Post from Katie Hurley, LCSW A thirteen-year-old girl comes to me week after week with a litany of complaints about social media. She doesn’t like the way her friends act on Instagram. She doesn’t like it when people unfollow her because they’re mad about something, .... More »

Can Youth Sports be Both Fun and Competitive?

I got an email from a distraught parent the other day. She described a scene where the coach was screaming at the girls after a loss. She was beside herself at how the coach treated the girls. He was demeaning, he was loud and scary, and he had lost perspective on the age he was The post Can Youth S.... More »

5 Tips for Effectively Confronting a Coach

Confronting a coach is not a habit that I advocate when a parent is unhappy with playing time, position, or even coaching strategy. But I know that there will be times when you feel you must do it anyway for one of those purposes, or even for a reason that has nothing to do with...Read More &#.... More »

COLLEGE RECRUITING: How to Prevent Your Athlete Making a Bad Choice of College

I have long subscribed to a theory – and I will tell you up front I have no numbers or research to prove this – so it’s just a hunch – but over the years, I have witnessed too many top HS athletes go on to college with huge sports expectations….only to become disillusioned when they ar.... More »
 Do You Need An MRI To Diagnose An ACL Tear? + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

A skilled sports knee surgeon or athletic trainer has about a 90% chance of accurately diagnosing an ACL tear on the sidelines immediately after an injury without any imaging
From a practical standpoint, most injured athletes will see a doctor several hours or days after an injury when the knee is not as easy to evaluate, and our diagnostic accuracy is generally not as good
For these reasons, most U…

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Six Ways to Get Your Kids Cooking


junior football tournaments 1516193073 1588303773 Do You Need An MRI To Diagnose An ACL Tear? + MOREA Guest Post from Jessica Braider, CEO of The Six O’Clock Scramble 

A few months ago, my family started a new tradition: making dinner together on Sunday evenings. We don’t do it every Sunday, but we do it quite often and the reminder for us to make it happen almost always comes from one of our two boys…

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