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Time to functional recovery after arthroscopic surgery for tennis elbow

Source: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery This study evaluated recovery from chronic lateral epicondylitis after arthroscopic treatment. Arthroscopic surgery for lateral epicondylitis provides significant improvement in pain and functional recovery up to 3 months after surgery. However, it takes more than 6 months for the VAS score during activity to fall below 10 points. Click here […]

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Low incidence of tendon rerupture after distal biceps repair by cortical button and interference screw

Source: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery The use of cortical suspensory fixation in conjunction with an interference screw to treat distal biceps ruptures has yielded favorable results. However, literature examining the incidence of fixation failure in a large consecutive series of patients treated with this technique is lacking. Click here to Read more

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Upper limb kinematics after arthroscopic and open shoulder stabilization

Source: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Shoulder joint stability mediated by proprioception is often quantified by arm repositioning tests (i.e., static end-position accuracy), overlooking ongoing movement quality. This study assessed movement quality by adopting smoothness-related kinematic descriptors. We compared performance of healthy controls with that of patients in arthroscopic shoulder stabilization and open shoulder […]

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Are Serum Lipids Involved in Primary Frozen Shoulder?

Source: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Hyperlipidemia is a proposed, but unproven, risk factor for primary frozen shoulder. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between serum lipid profiles and primary frozen shoulder. Click here to Read more

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Memorial Mustang Playoff Football

The Orthopedic Sports Clinic Physicians and Memorial High Trainers Good luck to the Memorial Mustangs against Katy in the second round of the playoffs! We’ll be on the sideline again just like last week’s victory over Langham Creek!

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How to Stay Fit When You’re Recovering From a Workout Injury

An injury can instantly throw off a workout routine and cause fitness levels to spiral downward. But an injury doesn’t have to mean no exercise at all. “Modified exercise is important,” says Jon Schriner, the medical director for the Michigan Center for Athletic Medicine in Flushing, Mich. Typically, sports doctors and physical therapists will evaluate […]

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Dr. Badlani Co-Chairs Gala, Senator John Cornyn keynote speaker

Dr. Badlani had the great pleasure of being on stage with Senator John Cornyn to recognize his friend and colleague, Dr. Devinder Bhatia, the first Indian-American on the Texas Medical Board

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Dr. Badlani featured in the Houston Chronicle

Dr Badlani is honored to be featured in the Houston Chronicle with a wonderful patient of ours! She’s had a great result after the robotic spine surgery he performed

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Congrats to our National Champion Gymnast!

Congrats to our patient Mason Hosek, the current Junior Olympic National Floor and Beam Champion!

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Congrats to our patients, State Gymnastics Champions

Congrats to our patients from Champions Gymnastics, Mason and Samantha, Level 10 State Gymnastics Champions (pictured here with physical therapists Lindsay, Seth and Dr. Neil Badlani)

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Dr. Provenzano runs Houston marathon!

Congrats to Dr. Mark Provenzano achieving his personal best at the Houston marathon, 3:19:50, 9th place in his division.

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Congrats to Memorial High Football!

Congrats to the Memorial Mustangs for their first round playoff victory this past weekend, 38-14 over Westside High We are proud to be their team doctors. (Drs. Badlani, Palumbo and Provenzano with Memorial High trainers, Rochelle and Brad) (Photo courtesy of Katelyn Wallace)

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