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Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

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Sports Injury Clinics


Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine will hold sports injury clinics between August and November 2013. Learn more.

MCSM News

MCSM News, a new athletic training outreach e-newsletter for the greater Houston community presented by Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine (MCSM).

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U.S. News & World Report

The Methodist Hospital ranked among the country's top hospitals in 12 specialties in U.S. News & World Report's 2013 America's Best Hospitals issue, and was named the No. 1 hospital in Texas.

The Methodist Hospital ranked among the country's top hospitals in 12 specialties in U.S. News & World Report's 2013 America's "Best Hospitals" issue, and was named the No. 1 hospital in Texas.

Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine has the expertise to get you back in the game, quickly and safely.

Get tips from the experts, watch informative videos about sports injuries and learn about what we are doing with our pro sports teams and the community.






The Methodist Hospital System is proud to be the official health care provider of the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, Houston Dynamo, Rice Athletics, Rodeo Houston, Houston Symphony, Houston Ballet and the Houston Grand Opera.

The Methodist Hospital is proud to be the official health care provider of the Houston Astros, the Houston Texans, the Houston Dynamo, Rice Athletics, Rodeo Houston, the Houston Ballet, Houston Grand Opera and the Houston Symphony.

Don't let an injury keep you on the bench...


Call in the team that cares for the pros at Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Home to the team physicians for the Houston Astros, Houston Texans and Houston Dynamo, our multi-disciplinary center provides leading-edge care to both professional and amateur athletes, from diagnosis through rehabilitation.

The Methodist Hospital System is proud to be the official health care provider of the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, Houston Dynamo, Rice Athletics, Houston Symphony, Houston Ballet and the Houston Grand Opera.

The Methodist Hospital is proud to be the official health care provider of the Houston Astros, the Houston Texans, the Houston Dynamo, Rice Athletics, the Houston Ballet, Houston Grand Opera and the Houston Symphony.




News and Events


The Methodist Hospital ranked No. 1 in Texas
U.S. News & World Report ranks three Methodist hospitals among the best

Houston – 7/17/2012

The Methodist Hospital ranked No. 1 in Texas U.S. News & World Report ranks three Methodist hospitals among the best.

The Methodist Hospital ranked among the country's top hospitals in 12 specialties in U.S. News & World Report's 2013 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

Houston Methodist Orthopedics & 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.

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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 Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. "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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 Houston 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.

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