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 Dr. Walt Lowe.
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 of Implant-Associated Orthopedic Infections. Prevention of infection associated with uncemented orthopedic implants could lead to improved implant stability and better…
Dr. Walt Lowe recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Dr. Lowe was presented the Jack C. Hughston Sports Physician Award by the APTA’s Sports Physical Therapy Section at a February 5, 2014 meeting in Las Vegas. Hughston is widely recognized as one of the fathers of sports medicine and…
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 in high school-age athletes and how to determine if the injured athlete has complete recovered.See Dr. Ott’s, Dr. Dash’s, and…
Corticosteroid Injections Help Injured NFL Players Return to Play Sooner
Corticosteroid injections may speed-up the return time for NFL players suffering high ankle sprains, according to research presented by Dr. Alfred Mansour at the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. Read Dr. Mansour’s story.
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 been presented a teaching award by an internationally recognized medical organization. Munz was presented the Howard Rosen Table Instructor Award…
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 Dr. Lowe’s and Dr. Ott’s 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 done that … ? When it comes to the harrowing tale of cornerback D.J. Hayden, if anyone had second-guessed their…
Under the knife: Live tweet of ACL Surgery
Memorial Hermann live tweets ACL surgery performed by Dr. Lowe