Safety precautions before you take the ice this winter Dec 13, 2016 Dr. Theodore Shybut shares ways to stay safe while enjoying ice skating during the holiday season.
Shoulder dislocation doesn’t have to be a lifelong problem Nov 30, 2016 The end of the football season is the best time to treat chronic shoulder dislocation for high school football players.
Study uncovers roles of proteins essential for mouse muscle function; potential link to myotonic dystrophy Nov 15, 2016 New study opens the door to explore the involvement of proteins in muscle disorders and to design potential treatments.
Experts outline importance of recognizing, treating meniscal root tears Nov 14, 2016 Recognizing and treating tears in the menisci, cartilage discs between the joint surfaces in the knee, is key to preventing knee injury.
If the shoe doesn’t fit: how to avoid runner’s toe Oct 18, 2016 Dr. Ronald Lepow offers some prevention methods that runners can take to help avoid toenail loss.
Elefteriou recognized by American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Sep 29, 2016 Dr. Florent Elefteriou has been honored for scientific accomplishment in the bone and mineral field.
Don’t be hard-headed about concussion recovery Sep 7, 2016 Pushing the brain too quickly after a concussion can potentially delay healing, said Dr. Craig DiTommaso, assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation.
From the O-Line to the OR: Baylor College of Medicine's new sports medicine chief draws on his first-hand experience Sep 6, 2016 Dr. Mark Adickes finds ways to translate his NFL lineman experience to his practice and care for athletes in the clinic or on the operating table.
Nutrition can be important factor in athletic success Aug 15, 2016 Roberta Anding, registered dietitian and sports dietitian, says an athlete’s diet is important because food is the fuel athletes use to perform.
Managing indirect referrals of orthopedic trauma patients to safety net hospitals Aug 15, 2016 A study shows that some patients receive repeat care after referral to other hospitals due to inefficiencies in Houston's local system of care for the uninsured.
Win or lose: athletes should be prepared to face outcome Aug 10, 2016 Dr. Asim Shah offers tips on being prepared for negative feelings following an athletic loss.
ESPN sports medicine expert Dr. Mark Adickes joins Baylor College of Medicine Aug 8, 2016 NFL offensive lineman turned orthopedic surgeon to lead sports medicine division.
The health risks of doping Aug 8, 2016 Dr. Thomas Kosten examines the effects of doping and discusses why doping is an important issue to address.
Let the Olympics inspire your fitness goals Aug 1, 2016 Sports medicine expert Dr. Theodore Shybut has advice on how to get started in a new sport if Olympic fever has you itching to go for the gold.
Some muscle soreness normal after workout Jul 20, 2016 Sports medicine expert Dr. Theodore Shybut offers advice on what’s normal and what’s not when it comes to soreness after exercise.
Pokémon Go: Health Benefits and Safety Tips Jul 18, 2016 Dr. Irvin Sulapas discusses Pokemon Go's health benefits and offers his tips on how to stay safe while playing the game.
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.