When Can I Play Again After Meniscus Surgery? + MORE

When Can I Play Again After Meniscus Surgery? + MORE
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Difficult Things Men Need to Understand about Marriage + MORE

  First, let’s be clear about one thing: An epic marriage is one of the best and hardest things ever, period. Plus there are probably legions of difficult things men need to understand about marriage. Next, let’s not forget the fact that any relationship of a high caliber demands co.... More »
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How Video Games Can Improve Your Kids' Hand-Eye Coordination + MORE

Well, there goes that golden piece of parental logic.  For years, we’ve been arguing, imploring and threatening our kids to get off their Xbox, PS4 or even Wiis (are those still around?) and get outside for some fresh air and reality.  It isn’t healthy, we argued, to sit in front of th.... More »

Top 10 Best Selling Skill and Strength Training Tools

Does your child to do skill or strength training outside of practice? If so, this is a great way for you to help and spend time with her. I’ve researched the best selling skill and strength training tools on Amazon for youth athletes. Look over these ten with your athlete and decide toget.... More »
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SmartTeams™ Website Offers Innovative Way to Increase Athletes’ Concussion Reporting + MORE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Concord, MA.  September 13, 2016.  Just in time for the fall sports season, MomsTEAM Institute, a leading child protection in sports education and advocacy non-profit, has launched a new website designed to improve concussion safety by showing how the immediate reporting .... More »
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Listening for Understanding: A Win-Win for Families

Listening to one another is one of the most important ways parents and children create close, loving relationships. When kids feel seen, heard, and understood, they learn the meaning of empathy. They acquire the abilities to emotionally connect with others, make friends, and develop lifelong social .... More »
In every sport there is a clear difference between amateurs and professionals.  Aside from talent and ability, then main difference is often how hard an athlete works. But with running, there is a difference between running harder and running smarter. The professional holds longevity sacred, and thus, does everything possible to be able to maintain the ability to train consistently without injury or burnout…

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NYU journalism professor Jay Rosen tweeted a link Monday to a blog post headlined “stock and flow” by bestselling author Robin Sloane.
It's a once-a-year thing for me, linking to @robinsloan's internet classic: Stock and Flow http://t.co/DoSD7wKwWn Eames chair of blog posts.
— Jay Rosen (@jayrosen_nyu) June 16, 2014

The post is 4 years old…

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Remember when you and your wife were dating?  It was really difficult to keep your hands off each other.  You wanted her and she wanted you.  That felt so good.  It was awesome.  There’s no better feeling than being desired.  After marriage, and particularly after having kids, things have a way of changing…

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When Can I Play Again After Meniscus Surgery?

– blog.sidelinesportsdoc.com

flag football tournament 1403024029 1273759499 When Can I Play Again After Meniscus Surgery? + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Recovery is highly variable, but generally speaking most young athletes can return to sprinting, cutting, and jumping sports at about 6 weeks after partial meniscus removal surgery
Generally speaking, most young athletes will return to sprinting, cutting, and jumping sports at about 4 months after meniscus repair with stitches
Beware about claims to return fully to sports at 2 weeks after surgery- this is very rare
Success rates are very high with properly followed rehab

This weekend I watched Costa Rica defeat Uruguay in a World Cup game, with this huge upset made possible in part because star Uruguay striker Luis Suarez was unable to play due to recovery from recent knee meniscus surgery…

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Fitness Tip: Tire Flips

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Want to build leg strength the non-conventional way? Give tire flips a try.
The Tire Flip exercise is a unique movement that can help improve your lower body explosiveness. This fun exercise will confuse your lower leg muscle group throughout the foreign, non-traditional range of motion…

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“Honestly, I sometimes truly wish that ‘tools’ such as the iPhone (or any smartphone), laptops, iPads, tablets, etc. hadn’t been invented. Sure, they’re great, incredibly useful, and fun time-killers. But the way teenagers abuse them, and turn them into mini social control rooms is frankly awful…

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Hit Count Symposium

– theconcussionblog.com

If you have a son or daughter in Little League Baseball you probably have heard of a pitch count.  Basically it is a set number of pitches a pitcher can throw in a certain time period.  The reasoning seems simple and sound, in my opinion; to protect the overuse of the arm/elbow.  Sure, there are […]

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