Knee Cap Instability: Surgery Or Rehab?

Knee Cap Instability: Surgery Or Rehab?
nfl flag football tournament 1513723466 562954935 Knee Cap Instability: Surgery Or Rehab?

Two Protein Bars That Work

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Nutrition bars are a smart choice when you need portable nutrition Aim for nutrition bars that are made from naturally occurring ingredients and feature high pro.... 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 »
nfl flag football tournament 1513723466 562954935 Knee Cap Instability: Surgery Or Rehab?

Two Protein Bars That Work

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Nutrition bars are a smart choice when you need portable nutrition Aim for nutrition bars that are made from naturally occurring ingredients and feature high pro.... More »

5 Things I Want My Kids to REALLY KNOW in 2018

  Whether you are a parent of a 5, 15, or 25-year-old, it’s always good to take a hard look at how you are doing at parenting. This year, I want to be sure that there are some things my kids really, really know, and in order for them to know these things, I will...Read More  &#.... More »
 1504194267 977551367 Knee Cap Instability: Surgery Or Rehab?

The Top 20 things you need to know to enjoy NASCAR + MORE

There are definitely some things you need to know in order to enjoy NASCAR racing. As a lifetime fan and writer, I can help you wade through some of the great unknowns of a niche sport that has legions of followers and is not only fan-friendly, but also family-friendly. Here’s a quick primer on th.... More »
national youth football tournaments 1503488650 1993272201 Knee Cap Instability: Surgery Or Rehab?By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Knee cap instability is common in young athletes, especially in girls who participate in jumping, cutting, or pivoting sports
Most mild instability issues and first time full dislocations can be treated without surgery
Surgery is sometimes needed for recurring instability, or for some first time dislocations accompanied by cartilage or bone injury

The term “dislocation” is used when bones at a joint pop out of place- the joint is unstable…

Continue Reading On blog.sidelinesportsdoc.com »