Yes, Sometimes You Really Should See A Doctor + MORE

Yes, Sometimes You Really Should See A Doctor + MORE

Athletic Trainers' Group Issues Position Statement On The Use Of Mouthguards In Preventing Dental Injuries

With increased participation in high school and college sports, and injuries, including to the teeth, on the rise as well, the National Athletic Trainers' Assocaition has issued new guidelines (1) on how to prevent and manage sport-related dental and oral injuries through the use of mouthguards. .... More »
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Hip Pointers

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The term “hip pointer” refers to a bruise of the muscles and soft tissue attachments to the top of the pelvis bone, near the area where your shorts or pants .... More »
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How to Help Kids Get Back on Track When Distracted + MORE

Applying The 3 R’s of Refocusing in Youth Sports It may sound silly, but sports kids can get really distracted by what they’re wearing and what their teammates and opponents are wearing. Take swimmers, for example. One middle school student tells us she gets really distracted by overweight .... More »

Is it Possible to Coach Your Child Objectively?

You may get accused of favoritism by parents and players. Your child may say you are harder on her than her teammates. The struggle of coaching your child objectively is real. Is it possible? Be a positive voice for change in youth sports by spreading the positive sports parenting word. Invite oth.... More »

I Want to Invite You to Help Me Spread the Positive in Youth Sports! + MORE

Take a few minutes to watch this video. I have something very important to share with you!        Related StoriesHow You Can Spread the Positive in Youth Sports11 Ways You Can Push for Safety in Youth Sports3 Facts Your Elementary Child’s Sports Coach Wants.... 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

national flag football tournament 1447223638 133717411 Yes, Sometimes You Really Should See A Doctor + MOREBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
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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