Tips To Find A Sports Medicine Specialist + MORE

Tips To Find A Sports Medicine Specialist + MORE
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How to Help Athletes Who Stop Trying or Give Up

Is Your Young Athlete a Perfectionist? A young athlete asks: “I’m 14 years old and have been playing tennis since I was 5. But 2 years ago I started to go to an academy. And at the same time I started to play tournaments. One of my coaches calls me a bull because I’m always so stu.... More »

The Day My Daughter Said, “I Quit!”

When youth sports gets hard, it’s no surprise that kids are tempted to quit. Nobody likes facing difficulty and through 22 years of being a sports mom, there were numerous occasions when our kids were discouraged and even if they didn’t say it, we knew they were toying with the idea of q.... More »
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Is Your Child Ready to Play at a Higher Level? Here’s 3 Next Steps for You and Your Young Athlete + MORE

To every sports parent, I say, I hope your young athlete is enjoying their youth sports experience. I hope they are having fun, growing, making friends, developing skills, and learning valuable life-impacting lessons. I recognize, however, that for many of you, the youth sports experience has become.... More »
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Help Sports Kids Overcome Social Approval

Boosting Confidence in Young Athletes A young athlete writes: “I am a badminton player and I am finding it really hard to not get shaky or lose confidence when in a game if I miss a shot, my coach keeps telling me that I am I good player and I should believe in myself but then I just get more.... More »
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Help For Elbow Injuries In Pitchers? A Prevention Program Offers Hope.

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Overuse injuries to the elbow are common in young baseball players, and prevention programs are needed to reduce injury risk A recently published scientific study h.... More »
 1518574479 1125658966 Tips To Find A Sports Medicine Specialist + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Sports medicine specialists have specific training in working with health conditions affecting athletes and sports performance
Family and friends can be a very good source for recommendations on good sports medicine doctors
Doctor search tools from two verified medical professional organizations can be another excellent source to find a sports medicine specialist

Last week I offered some pointers in helping you figure out whether you need to see a doctor for a possibly serious knee injury…

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Face Your Fear Quotes and Be Brave

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These fear quotes will help you face your biggest worries and be brave. Being afraid doesn’t have to be an obstacle. Rather, it can be your greatest weapon in achieving success. Success and great achievement lie on the other side of being afraid. Determine the biggest obstacles that you are afraid of and work hard […] The post Face Your Fear Quotes and Be Brave appeared first on Sports Feel Good Stories.

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