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The Mighty Hamstring
The Mighty Hamstring

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The hamstrings are crucially important in overall athletic health Strong hamstrings correlate with lower risk to the ACL, and improved sprint speed A hamstring strengthening program is important to perform as part of your normal strength…

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Learn To Love The Nordic Hamstring Curl

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Hamstring strains can be frustrating for the athlete because they can take a long time to heal, and even after healing they have a tendency to happen over and over From a preventive standpoint, the Nordic…

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Save Your Hamstrings? Save Your ACL? Use The FIFA 11+ !

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The FIFA 11+ warmup program results in reductions to all soccer related injuries by an incredible 30% to 70% The program works for males and females, across multiple age groups You must consistently use the program at…

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Hip and Groin Injuries in Young Athletes

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University And Marc Safran, M.D. Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Muscle strains are the most common hip and groin injuries in young athletes and will typically improve with simple measures An ‘avulsion fracture’ can occur in the…

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Hamstring Injuries: What To Do, What To Expect, What’s On The Horizon

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Hamstring injuries can take a long time to fully heal, ranging from 3 to 8 weeks for most young athletes See a physician soon after injury if you heard or felt a ‘pop?? Full recovery is…

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Hamstring Injuries In Young Athletes- Beware!

By Dev K. Mishra M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc ??When can I play again?’ For the young athlete, that’s the question they all want answered no matter what type of injury. Parents want to know that answer too, but parents are often also interested in the diagnosis, rehab, and any long-term effects from the injury….

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