eSports Gamers’ Wrist

eSports Gamers’ Wrist
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Bone Bruise: What It Is And How It’s Managed

By 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 bruise.... More »

Cardinal Pride: Reflections of a St. Louis Cardinals Fan

On a sweltering summer day in 1960, my father parked our family station wagon and led my mother, my sisters, and me through the front gates of Sportsman’s Park, then the hallowed home of the St. Louis Cardinals. First Day at the Ballpark Until that day, I had known the Cardinals only from the box .... More »
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ABUSIVE SPORTS PARENTS: Still Trying to Curb Violent Acts by Angry Parents + MORE

 More About Why Criminal Prosecutions Can Help Control Parental Violence in Youth Sports By Doug Abrams   A few years ago, a Minnesota judge sentenced a father to six months in prison for grabbing his son’s pee wee hockey coach in a choke hold during a practice session while the 11-12-year-o.... More »

DANGERS OF SOCIAL MEDIA: The Issues Only Continue to Grow in Size + MORE

LAST SUNDAY ON MY WFAN SPORTS EDGE RADIO SHOW, WE HAD A MOST SPIRITED DISCUSSION ABOUT THE GROWING – AND DISTURBING – IMPACT THAT SOCIAL MEDIA IS HAVING ON OUR KIDS — AND ESPECIALLY ON OUR STUDENT-ATHLETES. AS YOU MAY RECALL, I STARTED THE CONVERSATION LAST WEEK BY TALKING ABOUT JOSH HADER.... More »

SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: Revisiting the Most Pressing Issues in Youth and Amateur Sports + MORE

Back in June of this year, I did a Sports Edge show in which I asked a fairly simple question about youth sports. And the response was so overwhelming that I promised myself that I would come back to revisit the topic soon. And today is that day. What was that question? What do you think is the bigg.... More »

eSports Gamers’ Wrist

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national flag football tournament 1510724660 2058742303 eSports Gamers’ WristBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

eSports are rising rapidly in participation, viewership, and money flow
Gamers are prone to overuse injuries of the upper extremity due to long hours of practice and extensive repetitions
Injury risk can be reduced with scheduled regular rest, and a regimen of strengthening and stretches

It’s hard for me to think of electronic gamers as athletes, and yet today’s Wall Street Journal video article titled “eSports and the Rise of the Digital Athlete” proclaims exactly that…

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