Spleen Injuries – Sneaky And Possibly Dangerous + MORE

Spleen Injuries – Sneaky And Possibly Dangerous + MORE

Inadequate Helmet Fit Increases Concussion Severity In High School Football Players

High school football players who sustain concussions while wearing improperly fitted helmets are at higher risk of experiencing more symptoms and taking longer to recover than those who are concussed wearing properly fitted helmets, with concussions of longer duration also more common in players w.... More »

WOC #22 John Kessel, USA Volleyball, Lines Teach You How, but the Game Teaches You Why

Neurosurgeons say if they practiced the way they did 18 months ago, they’d be sued for malpractice. Heart surgeons believe if they practiced the way they did 5 years ago, they’d be sued for malpractice. Yet, in youth sport coaching we still practice the way we did when we were kids. John Kessel .... More »

LEGAL CONCERNS: Residency Rules in School Districts Need to be Crystal Clear + MORE

What in the world is going on with the Wayne Hills HS football program over in NJ? For those of you in NJ who already follow HS football, chances are you already know the story. But for everyone else, let me see if I can summarize this briefly. The Wayne Hills football team — which is a large .... More »
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Coming Back From: Shoulder Separation

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 point .... More »
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INTRODUCING OLD SCHOOL NEW SCHOOL: A Different Kind of Sports Podcast + MORE

Dear Friends of Ask Coach Wolff: I wanted to tell you about a new and different kind of podcast. It’s entitled “Old School v. New School” and it features my new son-in-law, Noah Savage, and myself. Noah is a 31-year-old 6-7 former All-Ivy League basketball player at Princeton, and .... More »
junior football tournaments 1465994315 590477118 Spleen Injuries – Sneaky And Possibly Dangerous + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

The spleen is the most commonly injured abdominal organ during sports
An enlarged spleen, such as from mononucleosis, places an athlete at additional risk of injury to the spleen
Emergency treatment is critical to ensure the health of the athlete after a possible spleen injury

This week I was working with a college lacrosse player who was seeing me for ongoing issues with groin pain…

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“Social anxiety disorder,” according to the Child Mind Institute, “is characterized by intense self-consciousness and fear of embarrassment that goes beyond common shyness, causing a child to go to great lengths to avoid social interactions,” In other words, a psychologist might suggest that whether your child has social anxiety or a social anxiety disorder is a matter of degree…

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