When you think of excercising, you may picture yourself lifting weights or working up a good sweat on the treadmil. But, do you also see yourself stretching? Compared to strength training and aerobic excercise, stretching sometimes gets overlooked-especially if you are pressed for time.
Best Orthopedic Surgeon Winner: Athletic Orthopedics & Knee Center
Dr. Jack E. Jensen has always been part of the athletic world. Once he completed his athletic career in college he went on to medical school at Kansas University. he excelled in medical school then did his orthopedic training at the University of Texas where he won awards for his research.
Cryo Texas, owned by Elisa and Robert,is a sports recovery and wellness studio in the energy corridor that is a sports recovery and wellness studio in the energy corridor that is especially popular among the area's student athletes.As former personal trainers,Elisa and Robert enjoyed helping others improve their quality of life.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common degenerative diseases of the adult population today. The knee joint is the most frequently affected, with studies estimating 30% of all adults having radiological signs of OA, with 8.9% showing clinical symptoms such as pain or stiffness. Other common joints affected are hips, spine and hands, which can present clinical symptoms such as swelling, mechanical locking, and weakness.
Become, better, faster, and stronger at Athletic Orthopedic and Knee Center Physical Therapy. The physical therapists complete a comprehensive evaluation and individualized plan of care that includes exercises to increase strength, balance, flexibility, and mobility. Our physical therapists are experienced orthopedic and sports medicine practitioners that specialize in orthopedic and sports rehabilitation.
For centuries, cold therapy has been a widely used and accepted way in aiding in the recovery of the human body. Cold therapy was utilized in many forms by the ancient Greeks such as placing snow packs around an injured extremity; while today's professional athlete undergoes full body cold therapies to limit soreness after a strenuous workout. Years of research has supported the use of cold therapy as it comes to relieving pain, inflammatory diseases, improving circulation and even cognitive functioning. As technology finds ways to integrate itself into our lives for the better, same can now be said as it relates to the advancement of cold therapies.
Although there is no universally agreed upon definition among the medical communities, the following is a simplified definition of sports-related concussion: A traumatic brain injury that occurs through a bio-mechanical forces to the head or body that (temporarily) alters brain functions. A concussion is not a change in physical structure of the brain but a disruption of the neurological chemistry. The correlated functions associated with the injured area of the brain can cause a range of clinical signs. These include physical, cognitive, and even emotional signs/symptoms.
Shoulders are prone to injuries due to overuse and repetitive motions which can lead to several problems. These "wear and tear" shoulder injuries are often caused by overhead and throwing sports like baseball, tennis, and swimming, because of the high mechanical stress and extreme range of motion performed with the shoulder joint. Some common injuries include impingement syndrome, rotator cuff tears, and bursitis. Prolonged immobilization or untreated inflammation, usually with other comorbidities, increases the risk of Adhesive Capsulitis also known as "frozen shoulder".
We made it to the Top Three Orthopedic Centers in Houston in the Houston Chronicle Best of the Best voting competition
Exceptional care for orthopedic and sports medicine injuries. Texas Top Docs, Top Orthopedic Surgeon, Best of Memorial.