Bone, Joint and Muscle News

Managing indirect referrals of orthopedic trauma patients to safety net hospitalsAug 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.
Let the Olympics inspire your fitness goalsAug 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 workoutJul 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.
Female athletes at higher risk of ACL tearsAug 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.
Knee health and runningNov 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 seasonNov 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 consortiumOct 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 initiationSep 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.
State-of-the-art ACL treatment individualized based on patient factorsJul 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 diseaseMay 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.