Timing ACL Surgery For High School Athletes + MORE

Timing ACL Surgery For High School Athletes + MORE
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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 fi.... More »
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Do Your Athletes Have Pregame Jitters or Performance Anxiety? + MORE

Helping Sports Kids Overcome Pregame Anxiety Just before a game, your kids may say they’re feeling jittery and will look distracted, over-excited and tense. They may have sweaty palms and a pounding heart. In many cases, such feelings are pregame jitters or “butterflies” that actually.... More »

CONCUSSION PREVENTION: New Protective Catcher Helmet is Finding Support

First, an important disclaimer. Let me just say that this is not a commercial endorsement. Askcoachwolff.com does not receive any compensation from Force3 Pro Gear, nor do we have any relationship with the company. That being said, if your son or daughter plays baseball or softball, and is a catcher.... More »

6 Ways Good Sleep Can Help Your Athlete Play Better

This article is sponsored by SleepAdvisor.org, a company that is dedicated to helping everyone achieve their optimal sleep level and wake up each day with more energy and focus. Good Sleep is often overlooked as a fitness strategy for athletic performance. Every athlete knows they need the right cal.... More »
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How to Get Kids Mentally Ready For Competing + MORE

Mental Preparation For Young Athletes A parent asks: “My child doesn’t seem as mentally ready as some of the other kids in his league. I need concrete ideas on what to say and do to help my child prepare for competition.” “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”.... More »
youth sports 1496256255 684711339 Timing ACL Surgery For High School Athletes + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

It’s very important to discuss timing of ACL surgery with your orthopedic surgeon
I recommend looking out over your calendar and working backwards one year from when you need to fully compete at your sport…

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What would you do with $100 million to improve the sport you love? It’s kind of a magic wand question, isn’t it? You have enough money to make a significant impact in a sport on every level, how do you spend it? Recently in the news, it has been reported that the US Soccer Federation
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