Play it safe: join the Houston Texans and The Methodist Hospital for extracurricular pre-participation student physicals, Saturday, June 1 at Reliant Center.
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News and Events
The Methodist Hospital ranked among the country's top hospitals in 13 specialties in U.S. News & World Report's 2012 America's "Best Hospitals" issue, and was named the No. 1 hospital in Texas.
The Methodist Hospital also ranked No. 1 in the Houston area in the magazine's Best Metro Area Hospitals list. San Jacinto Methodist Hospital ranked No. 7 in the metro area and No. 12 in the state, and Methodist Willowbrook Hospital ranked No. 10 in the metro area and No. 37 in the state.
Methodist opens Saturday sport injury clinics throughout Houston area
Houston, TX - 8/17/2011
The Methodist Center for Sports Medicine is opening four Saturday morning clinics throughout the Houston area to help junior high, high school and college athletes recover from injuries.
The clinics will be open every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., beginning Saturday, Aug. 20 through Saturday, Nov. 5 at the following locations: Greenway Plaza-Timmons, Baytown, West Houston & Willowbrook.Read Entire News Article
Football players can beat the summer heat by getting ready now
Houston, TX - 5/5/2011
Getting acclimated to the heat now, before two-a-days begin in August, will help football players avoid cramps, dehydration and other potentially serious injuries that could put a damper on the upcoming season.
"Spending all summer indoors is not a good idea, even if you are lifting weights and getting stronger," said Dr. David Lintner, an orthopedic surgeon and chief of the Methodist Center for Sports Medicine in Houston. "A big part of the summer conditioning process has to take place outside. Whether it's basketball, running, or working outside, the body needs time to get accustomed to the heat. If players don't get used to the heat, they open themselves up to serious heat illness and, in more serious cases, death."Read Entire News Article
Houston Texans and Methodist educate high school athletes on sports safety
Sugar Land, TX - 7/26/2010
High school students in the Sugar Land area got an inside look into the world of sports and sports injuries from a former Houston Texans player thanks to a new sports education program.
The Methodist Hospital System and the Houston Texans teamed up to present Playing It Safe, an interactive program designed to educate high school athletes on the importance of sports injury awareness.Read Entire News Article
Protecting knees now might prevent pain later
Houston, TX - 7/22/2010
Taking a few small steps toward protecting your knees when you are younger might help you avoid debilitating problems when you get older.Read Entire News Article
Methodist sponsors sports physicals for ages 12 and older
Houston, TX - 5/4/2010
The Methodist Hospital System is sponsoring a one-stop shop for youth sports physicals at Reliant Center on Saturday, May 22.Read Entire News Article
Methodist, Houston Texans bring concussion awareness to student athletes
Houston, TX - 4/21/2010
Through a major community partnership, the Houston Texans and quarterback Matt Schaub have joined the Methodist Concussion Center to educate thousands of student athletes, coaches and athletic trainers throughout the greater Houston area on the dangers and proper medical management of concussions.Read Entire News Article