Sports Medicine News

Pitch count matters: know your limitsYesterday
Throwing pitches year-round at an early age could cause pitchers to be the ones striking out in the long run.
Super Bowl evokes special memories for orthopedic surgeonJan 26, 2017
Dr. Mark Adickes recalls his experience of being on the Washington Redskins at the 1992 Super Bowl.
How to stop the spread of germs for a winning Super BowlJan 24, 2017
Dr. Irvin Sulapas explains how the Super Bowl can impact the spread of germs, and he offers his tips on how to stay healthy so you can enjoy the big game.
Safety precautions before you take the ice this winterDec 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 problemNov 30, 2016
The end of the football season is the best time to treat chronic shoulder dislocation for high school football players.
Experts outline importance of recognizing, treating meniscal root tearsNov 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 toeOct 18, 2016
Dr. Ronald Lepow offers some prevention methods that runners can take to help avoid toenail loss.
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 experienceSep 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 successAug 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.