Bone, Joint and Muscle News
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.