Press Releases

Study finds arthroscopy simulator benefits traineesDec 12, 2018
A new study found that orthopedic surgery residents made significant improvements on their knee and shoulder surgical skills using a virtual arthroscopic simulator. 
Carve out time to stay active this holiday seasonNov 14, 2018
This holiday season, planning ahead can help you establish a workout routine so you can enjoy your favorite holiday treats with less guilt. Dr. Theodore Shybut says to start now and offers safety tips to help avoid injury.
Fall prevention key to avoiding injuryNov 12, 2018
In sports it’s said that the best offense is a good defense, and that can be true for falls too – two orthopedic surgeons offer prevention tips and discuss common injuries that can occur when people fall.
Muscle doesn’t weigh more than fatAug 16, 2018
The reassuring phrase ‘muscle weighs more than fat’ can be heard reverberating in gyms across the country, but how much truth is there to it? Registered dietitian Roberta Anding says not much.
Use your ‘header’ to stay healthy during World CupJun 14, 2018
However you decide to join in on the World Cup excitement, try these tips from other sporting events that our Baylor College of Medicine experts recommend to stay healthy.
Rugby injuries: what you need to knowMar 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 surgeryFeb 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 sportsFeb 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 OlympianFeb 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 gearDec 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 SaberCatsDec 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.
Expert says think twice before skipping physical therapyJul 18, 2017
Melanie McNeal says skipping physical therapy recommendations could make your injury worse.
Paper highlights risk for triceps tendon ruptures in athletesJul 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.
Tips for overcoming health, fitness challenges in middle ageJun 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.
What to know before starting a high-intensity workout routineMay 16, 2017
Dr. Theodore Shybut, a sports medicine expert at Baylor College of Medicine, provides guidelines for successful participation in high-intensity workout routines.
Get your wrist in gear to avoid golf injuriesApr 6, 2017
Hand and wrist expert Dr. Thomas Hunt says wrist injuries are one of the most common types of golf injuries.
Exercise and the heartFeb 28, 2017
Dr. Ihab Hamzeh has answers to some common questions to get you started on the right foot when it comes to improving heart health.
Pitch count matters: know your limitsFeb 22, 2017
Throwing pitches year-round at an early age could cause pitchers to be the ones striking out in the long run.