“I Never Thought I’d Ride Again After a Total Hip Replacement.”

As Lisa settled into the leather saddle and tightened her legs around the sides of a 1,200-pound sport horse, she reflected back on a day, eight weeks ago, when she thought she would never ride her beloved horse — or any horse ever again. Lisa had been an avid equestrian all her life, as well [Continue Reading]

Getting Student Athletes Back in the Game After ACL Tears

For Ilijah Doucet, 17, football has been his sport of choice for over 10 years. Growing up, he played in outside leagues until middle school and high school, where he landed a spot on the Terry High School football team, playing running back, receiver and cornerback.  His game plan changed when he tore his ACL [Continue Reading]

Nation’s Elite Sports Nutrition Training Program Selects Memorial Hermann

Recent graduate takes the career fast lane through Gatorade Sports Nutrition Immersion Program. Just last spring, Taylor Barros was finishing up her college degree at Florida State University. Now, only a few months later, she stands in front of the Houston Baptist University softball team to give them advice on their diets and nutrition. But [Continue Reading]

Follow-Up Friday: Triathlete who was struck by a car returns to compete

On Follow-Up Friday, we revisit one of our memorable patient stories previously featured on Memorial Hermann’s EverydayWell Blog and share an update on their road to recovery. Cheyenne Meyer doesn’t let anyone tell her she can’t. Her steely-eyed determination and unwavering intensity helped her get through the tough days after her accident in August 2016, [Continue Reading]

Going Back to School with New Hips.

After 33 years as a physical education coach, Eddie Carlton was considering retirement or taking a classroom job because severe hip pain was slowing him down.  A former college athlete, Carlton had difficulty putting his socks on as his pain steadily worsened.  To ease the pain, he sometimes taught his PE classes while seated and [Continue Reading]

Innovative Carpal Tunnel Treatment Sends This Teacher Back to School Pain-free

When it comes to being a second grade teacher, working with your hands is part of the job. But for Leticia Ocaña, everyday activities began causing her pain, numbness and tingling. “My hand would begin to feel numb as I wrote on the board. I couldn’t hold things for long periods of time without experiencing [Continue Reading]