Rugby injuries: what you need to know Mar 1, 2018 When it comes to rugby injuries, education and preparation are the keys to prevention. Dr. Jason Ahuero breaks down the sport’s potential injuries and ways to prevent them.
New treatment offers pain relief without surgery Feb 21, 2018 A Baylor expert says a fat-derived stem cell injection may be an option for those seeking relief from sports related injuries due to conditions like osteoarthritis of the knee, partial rotator cuff tears, joint and tendon injuries, or tennis elbow.
You’re never too old to play sports Feb 20, 2018 Sports medicine expert Dr. Rosalyn Nguyen says muscle conditioning and proper training can help reduce age-related loss of muscle mass and minimize the risk of injury.
How to find your inner Olympian Feb 8, 2018 As athletes from around the world descend upon South Korea, it’s likely that fans everywhere will be inspired to consider going back to your favorite sport or even trying a new one.
Keep warm with cold weather workout gear Dec 20, 2017 When the weather outside is frightful, it doesn’t stop fitness enthusiasts from outdoor workouts. Dr. Theodore Shybut has important tips for your cold weather workout gear.
Baylor College of Medicine partners with Houston SaberCats Dec 13, 2017 Baylor College of Medicine has partnered with the Houston SaberCats to be the official medical providers for Houston’s first professional rugby team.
How to incorporate fitness into your daily life Sep 14, 2017 Dr. Irvin Sulapas gives his tips on how to incorporate fitness into your daily life.
Podiatrist helps teachers put ‘best foot forward’ Aug 22, 2017 Dr. Ronald Lepow says teachers should be sure to include comfortable shoes on their shopping lists.
Change in protein production essential to muscle function Aug 14, 2017 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have shed light on the process that guides the maturation of newborn muscles into adult, fully functional organs.
Expert says think twice before skipping physical therapy Jul 18, 2017 Melanie McNeal says skipping physical therapy recommendations could make your injury worse.
Paper highlights risk for triceps tendon ruptures in athletes Jul 11, 2017 Sports medicine expert Dr. Theodore Shybut highlights the need to be aware of the potential risk of tendon ruptures after the use of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Research shows bone-building protein can be used in therapy Jun 19, 2017 The WNT1 ligand has previously been identified in bone disease, but its role in bone homeostasis, its cellular source and targets in bone have only just recently been identified.
Tips for overcoming health, fitness challenges in middle age Jun 13, 2017 Dr. Mark Adickes addresses specific health and fitness challenges for middle-aged adults and gives tips on how to overcome them.
Stay fit and healthy: how to avoid germs in the gym May 25, 2017 Dr. Irvin Sulapas offers his tips on how to avoid germs in the gym.
Weight loss, exercise can reduce frailty in obese older adults May 17, 2017 Researchers find that weight loss plus combined aerobic and resistance training provided greater improvement in physical function and reduction of frailty in older obese adults.
What to know before starting a high-intensity workout routine May 16, 2017 Dr. Theodore Shybut, a sports medicine expert at Baylor College of Medicine, provides guidelines for successful participation in high-intensity workout routines.
Knee cracking, popping could be early sign of osteoarthritis May 4, 2017 A new study says cracking and popping sounds in the knee might be early predictors of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.
New technique tests therapies for breast cancer metastasis Apr 21, 2017 A new laboratory technique can rapidly test the effectiveness of treatments for life-threatening breast cancer metastases in bone.
Get your wrist in gear to avoid golf injuries Apr 6, 2017 Hand and wrist expert Dr. Thomas Hunt says wrist injuries are one of the most common types of golf injuries.
Genetic driver behind rare skeletal dysplasia condition found Mar 6, 2017 Researchers have identified a previously unimplicated gene behind a particular form of chondrodysplasia, a skeletal dysplasia that affects cartilage formation and causes disproportionate short stature and premature osteoarthritis.