Treating Ankle Sprains

One of the most common athletic injuries is an ankle sprain, which occurs when the ankle rolls, or twists, inward and over-stretches or even tears the outward ligaments. Immediate pain follows and bruising as well as swelling can occur. Injury can happen when landing with the ankle twisted underneath the foot after a jump, called […]

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Tackling Sports Injuries

Sports are a great way for kids of all ages to learn teamwork, discipline and sportsmanship. They are also a great form of exercise for kids and teenagers, allowing them to expend their excess energy after school and on the weekends. However, playing sports also increases the risk of serious injury. Kids are at particular […]

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Adrian Peterson leads way in ACL recovery in NFL

Original post from USA Today Vikings running back Adrian Peterson leads the NFL in rushing a season after an ACL tear Three letters no athlete wants to hear: ACL. But the way Adrian Peterson is galloping through the NFL this season is a tribute to his grit — and the surgical and rehabilitation advances that […]

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Stop Sport’s Injuries

Shoulder and elbow injuries in children are on the rise. Damage to the UCL – ulnar collateral ligament is often caused by pitchers throwing too much and can be difficult to repair. overuse is preventable warm up properly by running, stretching and easy throwing rotate players in other positions Be aware of age-appropriate pitching don’t […]

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Cast and Splints Instructions

Casts And Splints Elevate the injured extremity above the level of the heart until swelling is gone. THIS IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT. Apply ice packs to the injured area intermittently for 48 hours. If you have a full cast (hard plaster or fiberglass that completely encircles arm or leg) and notice any of the danger signs […]

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MRI – CT – Bone Scan – Bloodwork Results

I just had the MRI-CT scan-Bone Scan that the doctor¬†ordered. Now what do I do? It usually takes 5 to 6 business days for our office to get the results and films from the facility where you had the procedure done. Once you have had the test, call our office at 281-335-1111 to set up […]

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Save Your Knees

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has developed this website to give you more in depth information about your knees, what can go wrong with them, and how to treat various pain conditions. This is your orthopedic connection to information from doctors you can trust. Associated URL: http://saveyourknees.org

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Andrews Wrap

This is to be used for an Inflamed Bursa of the Elbow (Olecranon Bursitis) or Knee (Prepatellar Bursitis): Wrap a warm moist towel around the effected joint Wrap Saran Wrap around the moist towel Place a dry towel around the Saran Wrap Do this 3 times daily for 20 minutes at a time

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