Yes, Sometimes You Really Should See A Doctor + MORE

Yes, Sometimes You Really Should See A Doctor + MORE
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Why Perfectionist Sports Kids Aren’t So Perfect + MORE

What’s The Problem With Perfectionism? Perfectionist sports kids show up to practice on time and work hard to improve their skills. Coaches like them because they follow directions. Sounds perfect, right? But there’s a problem with perfectionist sports kids—often, both in sports and life..... More »

Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Youth Sports But Were Afraid to Ask + MORE

Sports parents, do you have questions about…..? Nutrition Safety Mental Toughness Coaches Playing Time Your Child’s College Dream Time-saving Tips for Busy Sports Parents Setting Goals Communication Travel Teams In my 10-part ALL STAR Podcasting Series, I’ve addressed every single one.... More »
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Bad Behavior Causes Injuries + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Part of the reason for rules in sports is to help ensure the safety of the athletes playing the sport It’s estimated that perhaps 10% of the injuries in youth .... More »
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In-Season Shoulder Dislocation: Can You Return To Play With A Brace? + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Shoulder dislocation in a young athlete who is in-season can sometimes be managed without surgery, allowing the athlete to complete the season Proper rehabilitat.... More »
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4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Pace The Sidelines During Youth Sports + MORE

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Pace The Sidelines During Youth Sports Parents, it’s time to have a seat, most preferably in the bleachers or a chair. We promise, this is something you need to hear: pacing the sidelines and instructing your child during youth sports is not going to help them p.... 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

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(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

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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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