Chronic Hip Pain Left High School Student on the Bench

High school senior Delaney Workman didn’t plan to sit out of all of her favorite sports for her final year of high school. However, after enduring four surgeries in less than two years, she made the tough decision. “I remember when it happened, I was playing volleyball and I felt a pop during the game [Continue Reading]

Taekwondo Instructor Travels 4,000 Miles for Hip Surgery

It’s more than 4,000 miles from Fairbanks, Alaska, to Cypress, Texas. But when it came to getting the best possible outcome for his hip replacement surgery, Jeffrey Hurben was willing to make the trip. “I had been dealing with arthritis pain in my right hip for years and knew that a hip replacement was inevitable. [Continue Reading]

Back on the Bike After a Complex Hip Fracture

What started as a challenge from friends to participate in the 2002 BP MS150 would turn into a passion for cycling sustained for more than 15 years, covering 100,000 miles, and raising money for charity along the way. But Carl Old’s passion for cycling came to a crashing halt in July  2017. “It happened so [Continue Reading]

This Year’s Marathon Will be Cold. Here’s How to Prepare.

Finding motivation to go outside and exercise isn’t easy, and Houston’s recent bout of cold weather has the motivation coming in smaller doses. However, those prepping for this weekend’s marathon are still finishing up training and the cold weather won’t hold them back. So far in January, Houston temperatures have been lower than average and [Continue Reading]

“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]