Yes, Sometimes You Really Should See A Doctor + MORE

Yes, Sometimes You Really Should See A Doctor + MORE

A Beginner’s Guide to Sports Parenting

Sports parenting is as easy as signing your child up and getting him to practice, right? If this is your child’s first, second, or even third year of playing youth sports, then you are still relatively new to the game. It may seem easy, and you may think, This is great! This is fun! WhereR.... More »

GETTING CUT: What Today’s Parents Have to Keep in Mind

As we enter into the cooler months of the school year, that means that active try outs for basketball and ice hockey teams are looming. Both sports tend to be very competitive in terms of eager and hopeful kids who want to make the squad, especially in the middle school, travel team, or high school .... More »
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Is It Time To Hang Up Your Cleats? + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Athletes will occasionally face the very difficult decision to retire from their sport This complicated and emotionally difficult process should be discussed car.... More »
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Hank Aaron: Greatest Baseball Hitter + MORE

Hank Aaron, the greatest baseball hitter of all time played in a National League city – Atlanta, home of the Braves. Growing up in Kansas City, an America League City, where I first followed the Kansas City Athletics and then the Kansas City Royals, Hammerin Hank didn’t receive a lot of .... More »

The Way of the Champion

All-American. World-champion. Greatest shooter on the planet. Most Valuable Player…twice. Yes, I am talking about Steph Curry, the all-world guard for the Golden State Warriors. These are the things we all say about him – we all know about him – when the lights are shining brightly.... More »
A few weeks ago, we featured our newest CoachUp Infographic that focused on answering one question: Are you a good or bad sports parent? The results, of course, were pretty frightening and highlighted the parent’s inability to separate themselves from their child and their own athletic endeavors…

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A Letter to My Son’s Coach

– changingthegameproject.com

(This article by Mary Ann Ware first appeared here on her amazing blog and is reprinted with permission) To My Son’s Soccer Coach: Last weekend, after the final game of the season, you posed with my son and his seven teammates in front of the goal for some team pictures. There you were, one man […]

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Yes, Sometimes You Really Should See A Doctor

– blog.sidelinesportsdoc.com

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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Very broadly speaking, see a physician if you have a nagging physical ailment that you’re just not sure about
For acute injuries on the field of play there are some “red flag” situations that I outline below that often need immediate evaluation
And finally, for ongoing problems you’ll need to be on the lookout for decreases in sport performance or chronic painful movements…

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