The “Wild West” Of Concussion Treatment

The “Wild West” Of Concussion Treatment
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The Runner’s High

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: When your body comes under stress or experiences pain, neurochemicals called endorphins and endocannabinoids are produced in the brain. This happens in all age grou.... More »
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How To Support Your Athlete’s Coach + MORE

How Your Athletes Benefit When You Support Their Coach A parent asks a very thoughtful question: “What are the coaches thinking and how do I access this information, not to aide my child, but to become a better parent/coach/cheerleader/technician?” Truth is, if you want to understand what your .... More »
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The Athletes Guide to Essential Self-Care + MORE

Many athletes like to pride themselves on being “tough” and pushing themselves to the limits. They are hyper-focused on their goals and apply all their energy towards the big game, race, or performance coming up in the near future or the end of the season. They wake up early to work out, put i.... More »
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Ivy League Bans Tackling At Football Practices: A Sign Of Things To Come? + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The Ivy League took the extraordinary step to ban all player-to-player tacking at football practices. The news was reported this week by the New York Times The b.... More »

WOC #19 Sam Walker, Best Selling Author of The Captain Class, The counterintuitive leadership qualities of the men and women who led the greatest teams of all time. + MORE

What do the Collingwood Magpies, the New Zealand All Blacks, Barcelona Football Club and the New York Yankees have in common? They’re all members of author Sam Walker’s list of the 16 greatest sports teams ever. It’s not the talent, the coach, or the strategy that made these teams great –.... More »
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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

If you have been diagnosed with a concussion and you are having continued symptoms after the concussion event you should be under care from a qualified neurologist or concussion specialist physician
Seek guidance from your specialist before starting any concussion recovery treatment
Many different types of concussion treatments are available; some are marketed with little scientific support…

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