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]

Ali Vise

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]

Ali Vise

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]

Ali Vise

“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]

Tashika Varma

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]

Tashika Varma

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]

Tashika Varma