Raising an Athlete: Preventing Sports Injuries in Children

Sports-related injuries are the leading cause of injury among adolescents. Dual-fellowship trained pediatric orthopedic and sports medicine surgeon, Alfred Mansour, M.D., team physician for the NBA Houston Rockets, little league coach, parent of three and former NCAA All-American athlete, shares his tried-and-true advice for parents of kids with big dreams. How do you choose a

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Summer Exercise Tips

This summer, remember the benefits of physical activity and take time to start an exercise regimen. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, physical activity has been shown to lower risks of death, heart disease and stroke as well as its risk factors and certain cancers (colon, breast, lung, endometrial). Physical fitness

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Medical Fitness

In today’s fast-paced society, everyone is looking for the ‘quick fix.’ When it comes to overall wellness, consistency is much more important than short-term solutions. Whether your goal is weight loss or controlling high blood pressure, maintaining a consistent routine is vital. Overall wellness involves a general balance of mind, body and spirit. If one

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