As research continues to advance our collective knowledge around care and treatment options for COVID-19, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute (BSWRI) is also opening avenues of research aimed at helping people adapt their everyday activities to the “the new normal” of today’s COVID-19 environment. While the need for wearing face masks is clear, their … Continue reading Researchers launch new study to understand how face masks impact exercise
Over the past few months, healthcare providers across the globe were forced to adapt quickly in order to continue caring for our patients in a safe and secure environment amid COVID-19. At the Baylor Scott & White Sports Concussion Program, we quickly turned to modern technology to transform the delivery of concussion care. Months later, we … Continue reading How to get virtual concussion treatment at home
With up to 3.8 million sports-related concussions occurring each year, it is possible that you or someone in your family will at some point sustain a concussion. While concussions are serious injuries, with the right information and action plan, you can not only recover but in most cases, return to sports safely and quickly. Research … Continue reading Concussion signs and symptoms
As doctors and researchers, our understanding of concussions continues to evolve. We know much more now than we did even five years go. We now understand that every concussion is different, and that different people will experience concussions in different ways. If you’ve experienced a concussion, here’s what to expect on the road ahead. Bouncing … Continue reading The evolution of concussion treatment
Imagine yourself in this scenario: The fingers on your left hand are numb. There’s pain off and on in your shoulder and neck. Your grip is suddenly weak, almost as if your muscles are wasting away. And yet, the doctors tell you there’s nothing wrong. Eventually, you start to wonder if it might all be … Continue reading Demystifying thoracic outlet syndrome: What you need to know
Young athletes tend to think they’re invincible — until an injury strikes. The truth is that injuries can happen to any athlete, regardless of age or skill level. As a parent, there are things you can do to help your teen avoid injury so they can stay in the game, not sit on the sidelines. … Continue reading How to help your teen prevent sports injuries
Baylor Scott & White Sports Therapy & Research at The Star takes center stage in the world of sports performance and safety. There was a time in the not-too-distant past that Frisco, Texas, was the home of one 3A high school that most folks in Dallas couldn’t have found with a paper map and a … Continue reading Baylor Scott & White opens destination sports performance and research facility in Frisco
In recent years, there has been a dramatic rise in early sports specialization for young athletes — kids seem to be settling on a single sport at younger and younger ages. With the increased availability of competitive travel leagues and tournaments, and frequent sports exposure in the media, young athletes are often encouraged to undergo … Continue reading Is your child specializing in a sport too soon?