Sports Medicine News

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.