Overthrowing: Abnormal Shoulder MRIs In Young Baseball Players Without Shoulder Pain

Overthrowing: Abnormal Shoulder MRIs In Young Baseball Players Without Shoulder Pain

ABUSIVE SPORTS PARENTS: More on the Alarming Exodus of Game Officials, Refs, and Umpires

Following up on Doug Abram’s excellent column from earlier this week, the simple question is: what happens if we can’t find enough refs to work our kid’s games? Mind you, this was never really a concern a generation ago….why? Because back in the day, you never heard about refs, or um.... More »

How Much Will You Sacrifice for Your Kid’s Dreams in Sports?

What kind of financial sacrifices are you making for your kid’s sports to pursue their dreams at playing at a higher level? In the article Behind every Olympian is a financial sacrifice, the evidence is clear: Behind every athlete who makes it to the next level, is some sort of financial sac.... More »
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The Female Athlete Triad: An Under-recognized Sports Health Disorder

By Andrea Kussman, M.D. Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University And Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Female athletes are at risk for a potentially serious health con.... More »
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Coming Back From: Shoulder Separation (Egypt’s Eyes Are On Mo Salah)

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points:  A “shoulder separation” is a different injury than a shoulder dislocation The shoulder separation involves a sprain to the ligaments of a joint at the poin.... More »

6 Truths Your Child Needs to Know After Every Youth Sports Event

In youth sports, no two events are alike. The score, the mistakes, the opponents, the weather, the officials, and how your child feels are all variables that influence the youth sports event experience and make each one unique. However, even though there’s no way for you to know what each comp.... More »
junior football tournaments 1522187123 1797852315 Overthrowing: Abnormal Shoulder MRIs In Young Baseball Players Without Shoulder PainBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

A recent medical study showed that more than 50% of throwing shoulders in young baseball players without shoulder pain had MRI abnormalities
These MRI issues have the potential to cause long term issues for the shoulder
Players who played more than 8 months out of the year and were baseball-only athletes had a 100% chance of an abnormal MRI, regardless of playing position

At least once a week I’ll see a young athlete in the clinic with shoulder pain and at the end of a careful discussion, physical exam, and further discussion with the parents I’ll hear “that’s great, now can he have his MRI this afternoon”…

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Overthrowing: Abnormal Shoulder MRIs In Young Baseball Players Without Shoulder Pain

Overthrowing: Abnormal Shoulder MRIs In Young Baseball Players Without Shoulder Pain

Understanding the 2018 World Cup + MORE

The 2018 World Cup is upon us. Every four years the world’s 32 best national soccer teams gather for a tourney that captures global attention like no other event. 2018 FIFA World Cup Guide The Super Bowl and NBA finals are fine American traditions whose worldwide popularity pales in comparison. Th.... More »

Chicago Bears Fan Guide, Schedule, Traditions

Da Bears! This Chicago Bears Fan Guide is your blueprint to following one of the most storied franchises in the league. If you’re new to pro football or new to Chicago, this short read will get you up to speed quickly. And, if you’re a long-time fan, it will serve as a handy reference re.... More »
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When Athletes Compare Themselves to Others

Helping Young Athletes Focus On Their Talents A sports parent says: “My son is very tentative when playing basketball. He always has his eye on what others are doing—his teammates and his opponents. How can we help him play with more confidence?” This young athlete likely struggles wi.... More »
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In Youth Sports, there is no LTAD without STAE + MORE

“Imagine youth sports was a room. On one end of the room, there is a door where everyone enters. At the other end, there is another door where everyone leaves.” So began a long conversation I had with Peter Hugg, the Head of Football (soccer) for Football New South Wales in Australia, on my rece.... More »

CLUB TEAMS: Are They Really the Future of Youth Sports in the US?

In light of all the debate and feedback I received in recent weeks  regarding the growing and game-changing impact that pay-for-play club teams are having on youth sports in this country, I thought we’d take a step ahead – and begin to think about what this will mean and how youth sports are go.... More »
junior football tournaments 1522187123 1797852315 Overthrowing: Abnormal Shoulder MRIs In Young Baseball Players Without Shoulder PainBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

A recent medical study showed that more than 50% of throwing shoulders in young baseball players without shoulder pain had MRI abnormalities
These MRI issues have the potential to cause long term issues for the shoulder
Players who played more than 8 months out of the year and were baseball-only athletes had a 100% chance of an abnormal MRI, regardless of playing position

At least once a week I’ll see a young athlete in the clinic with shoulder pain and at the end of a careful discussion, physical exam, and further discussion with the parents I’ll hear “that’s great, now can he have his MRI this afternoon”…

Continue Reading On blog.sidelinesportsdoc.com »