When Can I Play Again: Ankle Dislocation

When Can I Play Again: Ankle Dislocation

CLUB TEAMS: Are They Really the Future of Youth Sports in the US?

In light of all the debate and feedback I received in recent weeks  regarding the growing and game-changing impact that pay-for-play club teams are having on youth sports in this country, I thought we’d take a step ahead – and begin to think about what this will mean and how youth sports are go.... More »

3 Steps to Having a Blast As Your Child Plays Youth Sports

If you watched the 2018 Winter Olympics, then you’ll probably remember Jong Jin Kim, the dad of snowboarder Chloe Kim. He held up a posterboard sign that said “Go Chloe”, with a pink heart colored in above the words. Jong Jin showed parents of athletes in youth sports the number o.... More »
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Our Favorite Books for Summer 2018 + MORE

Every year, as summer rolls around, we give you the list of our favorite reads of the year so far. Between Memorial Day, Fathers Day, and that upcoming vacation I hope you are taking, it’s a great time to catch up on some reading. There have been some great new books that have come out The pos.... More »

Are You THAT Pushy Sports Parent? + MORE

No mom or dad that I know really wants to be known as a PUSHY sports parent. But at the same time, parents sometimes let their “encouragement” turn into pushiness, without realizing it or even wanting it. Sometimes parental pushiness is blatant; you see it come out as parents coach their.... More »
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MomsTEAM Speaks With Dr. C. J. Abraham, Inventor of Universal Forcefield FF Protective Headband + MORE

MomsTEAM recently had the opportunity to interview Dr. C. J. Abraham, the inventor of the Universal Forcefield Protective Headband. Dr. Abraham is a licensed professional engineer, a Board-Certified Diplomat in Forensic Engineering, a Fellow in the Textile Institute, and has over 45 years of exp.... More »
junior football tournaments 1523421929 336052713 When Can I Play Again: Ankle DislocationBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

An ankle dislocation is a severe and uncommon sports injury.
In a dislocation, the relationship between the bones is completely disrupted
Ankle dislocations typically require urgent evaluation in an emergency room for proper diagnosis and treatment
Return to sport often takes 3-4 months but can vary depending on the sport and individual recovery factors

Many sports fans will be familiar by now of the injury sustained by professional golfer Tony Finau in the Master’s Par 3 contest last week…

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