In-Season Shoulder Dislocation: Can You Return To Play With A Brace? + MORE

In-Season Shoulder Dislocation: Can You Return To Play With A Brace? + MORE
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Running Backwards Could Help Your Game + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Backwards running can be used in training, with several benefits. Forces across the kneecap are reduced compared to forward running, this backwards running can b.... 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 »
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Green Spaces as Habitats for Kids, Families, and Mobile Devices

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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 »
Using E-mail to Communicate With the Team’s Parents (Part Three)
By Doug Abrams
 Parts One and Two of this three-part column urged community youth league coaches to consider using email to share observations and explanations with parents before, during, and after the season.
Part One provided emails that I, as head coach, wrote and sent during pre-season practice sessions to the parents on the Central Missouri Eagles, our 9-10-year-old Squirt hockey team a few years ago…

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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Shoulder dislocation in a young athlete who is in-season can sometimes be managed without surgery, allowing the athlete to complete the season
Proper rehabilitation and use of a shoulder brace can help to improve the chances of return to play, often by 3-4 weeks after the dislocation
The risk of another dislocation is high, and these decisions should be carefully discussed with an orthopedic surgeon who has experience working with athletes

A shoulder dislocation is a common injury in collision based sports such as football…

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