Expert offers tips on developing good mechanics for throwing sports Apr 4, 2016 Training the whole body, with a focus on core strength, is important for throwing sports, according to Dr. Theodore Shybut, sports medicine expert and assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.
Avoid ski season injuries with these tips Jan 12, 2016 Dr. Theodore Shybut, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery and sports medicine expert, discusses common ski injuries and ways to avoid them.
Stretch the effectiveness of your workout Dec 28, 2015 Sports medicine experts at Baylor College of Medicine say don't confuse stretching with warm-ups before exercise or training.
Female athletes at higher risk of ACL tears Aug 12, 2015 While most back-to-school preparations involve backpacks, pencils and other school supplies, but according to our experts, student athletes should include core strengthening and dynamic warmups, especially for females who play soccer and basketball.
Sports medicine experts applaud new spine injury guidelines Jul 27, 2015 The National Athletic Trainers’ Association recently released new guidelines for treating athletes with potential spinal cord injuries on the field, a decision applauded by a sports medicine expert at Baylor College of Medicine.
Tips help prevent blisters Jun 18, 2015 While blisters can be a common occurrence for those leading an active lifestyle, they can be prevented. Our sports medicine experts offer tips for blister prevention.
Thirsty? You’re already dehydrated Jun 15, 2015 Summertime means lots of people are outside dealing with the heat – some by choice and some because they have to. Whatever the reason, staying hydrated is the key to dealing with hotter temperatures.
Baylor College of Medicine partners with Texas Southern University to provide healthcare for student athletes Apr 27, 2015 Sports medicine physicians at Baylor College of Medicine are now the official team physicians for Texas Southern University men’s and women’s athletic teams.
Athletic trainers cover all bases for sports teams Mar 17, 2015 Athletic trainers' specialty is centered around appropriate sports medicine care on the field, from pre-injury all the way through post-injury.
Baylor sports medicine expert addresses great debate on running versus walking Mar 9, 2015 Dr. Theodore Shybut examines the benefits of running and walking when it comes to forms of exercise.
Don’t let back pain disrupt your sleep Feb 6, 2015 If back pain has you tossing and turning at night, an expert at Baylor College of Medicine has a few tips that could help you catch some Zs.
Safely, slowly introduce new workout routines Jan 5, 2015 Sports medicine expert Dr. Theodore Shybut offers tips on how to safely participate in new exercises in the new year.
Knee health and running Nov 25, 2014 Baylor-led study finds running as a habitual exercise at any stage in life does not increase a person’s risk of developing knee osteoarthritis and may even help protect a person from developing the painful disease.
Comfort trumps fashion this holiday season Nov 10, 2014 Baylor College of Medicine foot and ankle surgeon says wearing high heels too often can lead to problems such as forefoot pain and ankle sprains.
$6.25M NIH award to lead brittle bone disease clinical research consortium Oct 8, 2014 Baylor College of Medicine has received funding from the National Institutes of Health to lead the Brittle Bone Disorders Consortium of the Rare Disease Clinical Research Network.
Notch1 and osteoblasts play role in bone cancer initiation Sep 8, 2014 Baylor study finds high levels of Notch1, a gene that helps determine cell fate, can drive cells that normally lead to bone formation to become cancerous.
Ensure safe start to school with sports physical Aug 15, 2014 Participating in school sports is a great way for kids to get exercise and stay healthy but it’s important they get a sports physical before starting an activity, say experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Encourage non-athletic children to become physically active Aug 14, 2014 Not every child is immediately drawn to athletics, but all children and teens should learn the importance of physical activity as a part of a healthy lifestyle.
State-of-the-art ACL treatment individualized based on patient factors Jul 31, 2014 One of the most common sports injuries that requires surgery can be tailored to the individual to treat ACL tears.
Study unveils new approach to treating brittle bone disease May 5, 2014 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have identified a new approach to treating brittle bone disease, a congenital disorder that results in fragile bones that break easily.