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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New Treatment For Elbow Ligament Injury: Possible To Cut Rehab Time In Half

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A new procedure to repair rather than replace the torn ulnar collateral ligament in the elbow is very promising This procedure can potentially cut the rehab time.... More »
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Can A Concussion Increase Lower Extremity Injury Risk?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Athletes who’ve had a concussion might have subtle alterations in eye movement or balance even after their symptoms are gone The differences in eye movement or.... More »

Young Athletes MUST Learn About Hard Work

Before I talk more about hard work and why it is so important for youth athletes to learn an important work ethic, let me say this: Kids should be having fun in sports too. That’s what will keep them coming back to the game. But having fun and working hard can both be part of...Read More .... More »
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Helping Kids Find the All-Elusive Zone + MORE

Helping Sports Kids Boost Their Focus An athlete’s most focused state is sometimes called “the zone.” When athletes are in the zone, they are totally involved in the game at hand, completely concentrated on what they are doing with no care or thought as to what else is going on around.... 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 »
 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

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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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