Pediatrics

Expert alert: Some common youth sports injuries are avoidable

As fall and winter sports are in full swing, youth athletics will see a rise in injuries. Tens of millions of children and teens participate in organized sports, and more than 3.5 million sports injuries occur every year.

Health

Step into the new year with the right shoes

If the shoe fits, you're on the right track to achieving your resolution for a healthier 2019, according to a podiatrist at Baylor College of Medicine. He offers tips for picking the right shoe no matter what your physical ...

Surgery

Diagnosing and treating compartment syndrome in athletes

Each of our arms and legs have compartments that contain muscles and nerves which are surrounded by tough walls of tissue called fascia. When we experience an injury or overuse muscles, these compartments can fill with fluid ...

Health

The Medical Minute: Shin splint complaints soar in spring

If shin splints are keeping you from making the most of your runs this spring, you're not alone. Shin splints—pain in the front of the lower legs—is a common affliction of those who exercise regularly, and an ailment ...