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The Houston Texans’ most important defender

"Maybe any doctor would have diagnosed Quessenberry. [caption id="attachment_4150" align="alignright" width="516"] Courtesy of Houston Texans[/caption] Maybe any doctor would have...

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Doctors, mommies, and me

Revolutionizing treatment of pediatric and adult tumors, one patient at a time This is my introductory blog and I am...

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Setting the Record Straight Regarding CTE

Dr. Summer Ott, Director of the Concussion Program, gives input on setting the record straight regarding CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy)....

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AAHKS Awards Brian S. Parsley, MD for Humanitarian Efforts

The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) awarded Brian S. Parsley, MD of UT Ortho with the 2016 AAHKS...

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Don’t Let Shin Splints Spoil Your Sports Plans

From playing basketball to starting a running program to training for the Chevron Houston Marathon, athletes who run and jump...

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Guatemalan man receives a much needed surgery and comprehensive patient care

Twenty years ago, Juan Alberto Sandoval was hit by a bus in Guatemala. After numerous unsuccessful surgeries in Guatemala, a...

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UT Ortho Named One of the Largest Groups in the United States

Becker Spine Review named UT Ortho the 11th largest orthopedic group in the United States, ranked by number of physicians on...

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An American Oarsmen and His Road to the 2016 Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge

Mike Matson has a lot to be thankful for. In November 2015, just around Thanksgiving, Dr. Matthew Mays, performed surgery...

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Touching Hands Project Goes to Cambodia – Dr. Koepplinger’s Mission Trip

Our very own Dr. Matt Koepplinger, a Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon with UT Ortho, spent two weeks in Takeo,...

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Blake’s Story with Dr. Mark Prasarn, Dr. Andrew Choo and UT Ortho Trauma Team

Watch the incredible video below about how Blake fell 40 feet, and his success story. Dr. Mark Prasarn and Dr. Andrew Choo and the UT...

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Top Back-to-School Sports Injuries

September 9th, 2016 “Back-to-School” means “Back-to-Sports” for over 46 million children and teens across the US. Whether it’s Football, Soccer,...

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Preventing and Treating Knee Pain and Injuries

Dr. Evan Meeks, a Sports Medicine physician at UT Ortho discusses overcoming knee pain and injuries with FOX 26 News.   View the...

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Wellness Programs at Work

Wellness Programs at Work

Dr. Jocelyn Szeto, a Primary Care Sports Medicine physician at UT Ortho discusses the effectiveness of wellness programs in the workplace....

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Dangers of Distracted Walking

Dr. Shah Dodwad discusses the dangers of distracted walking this holiday season with Fox 26 News. See the interview here.

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Dr. Lowe Honored as Distinguished Alumni

“Once again The Alumni Association has found two incredible graduates that have represented our school with class, leadership, and distinction...

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Pearland Distance Runner Returns After Crash

Pearland Distance Runner Returns After Crash

Dr. Alfred Mansour helps Pearland High School student defies the odds and returns to running after crash. Read Pearland Distance...

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Dangers of distracted walking

Dangers of distracted walking

Dr. Jocelyn Szeto discusses the dangers of distracted walking with Fox 26 News. Read more on deadwalker injuries.

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EMS Orthopedic Trauma Symposium

EMS Orthopedic Trauma Symposium

Save the Date EMS Orthopedic Trauma Symposium July 25, 2015 Memorial Hermann Hospital at the Texas Medical Center The Trauma...

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Dr. Lowe on NFL Injuries and Return to Play

“I think it’s our job to stop them when it’s dangerous, and I think it’s our job to allow them...

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Dwight Howard Bone Marrow Aspirate Injection

Dwight Howard Bone Marrow Aspirate Injection

The bone marrow aspirate injection Dwight Howard had on his knee Wednesday is described as "experimental" and based more in...

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Dr. Adam Freedhand Introduces the MAKO Robot

Dr. Adam Freedhand Introduces the MAKO Robot

Dr. Adam Freedhand introduces the Mako robot at Memorial Hermann in the Woodlands. Read Dr. Freehand's debut of MAKO.

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Concussions Require Careful Management

Concussions Require Careful Management

In recent years, increased awareness about properly treating sports concussion has helped standardize the rules around “Return to Play,” and...

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NBA Players Spotlight Sports Medicine

NBA Players Spotlight Sports Medicine

More than 80 vacationing Houstonians joined NBA players in Aspen, shining the spotlight on the Memorial Hermann Sports Medicine Program,...

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Houston Rockets Honor Sports Medicine Program

Houston Rockets Honor Sports Medicine Program

Last week, the Houston Rockets joined more than 80 Houstonians vacationing in Aspen spotlighting the Sports Medicine program, led by...

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Dr. Raj Shani on Backpack Safety

Dr. Raj Shani on Backpack Safety

Dr. Raj Shani, Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at...

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Dr. Tim Achor on Trampoline Safety

Dr. Tim Achor on Trampoline Safety

Dr. Tim Achor discusses the dangers of trampolines and injury prevention. See Dr. Achor's interview.

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Dr. Walt Lowe on Sports Related Knee Injuries

Dr. Walt Lowe on Sports Related Knee Injuries

Dr. Walt Lowe, Head Team Physician for the Houston Texans and Houston Rockets discusses sports related knee injuries with Fox...

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New Publication: Evaluation of Antibiotic-Impregnated Microspheres

New Publication: Evaluation of Antibiotic-Impregnated Microspheres

Catherine Ambrose, Ph.D., and Terry Clyburn, M.D. and others are involved in the evaluation of antibiotic-impregnated microspheres for the Prevention...

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New Study Looks at Teen Athlete Concussions

New Study Looks at Teen Athlete Concussions

Summer Ott, Psy.D. teams with Pramod Dash and Harvey Levin to begin a study in a pilot project of concussions...

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What Causes People to Fall?

What Causes People to Fall?

Dr. Terry Clyburn and Dr. Paul Schulz take about fall prevention.

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Cyclist Gets a Second Chance

Cyclist Gets a Second Chance

Dr. Stefan Kreuzer, a Total Joint specialist was recently the subject of a KHOU article highlighting the success story of...

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Dr. John Munz Wins Orthopedic Teaching Award

Dr. John Munz Wins Orthopedic Teaching Award

John Wesley Munz, M.D., Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, has...

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Keeping Sports Safer: Understanding Concussions

Keeping Sports Safer: Understanding Concussions

Dr. Walt Lowe and Dr. Summer Ott discuss the diagnosis and treatment of sports concussions with the Houston Chronicle. Read...

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D.J. Hayden’s Near Death Story

D.J. Hayden’s Near Death Story

Have you ever reflected back on an event and said, If only I'd done this ... or if only I'd...

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Lawnmower Safety with Dr. Tim Achor

Lawnmower Safety with Dr. Tim Achor

Dr. Achor offers lawnmower safety advice with Fox 26 news anchor Jose Grinan. View Dr. Achor's interview.

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Under the knife: Live tweet of ACL Surgery

Under the knife: Live tweet of ACL Surgery

On October 23, 2013, Dr. Walter Lowe performed a live broadcast patellar tendon ACL reconstruction surgery on a 19-year-old female...

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