Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Sugar Land offers annual student physicals for Fort Bend ISD, Alief ISD, Stafford MSD and any other student athlete needing a physical. The physicians have been associated with these school districts for more than 16 years.
Hips, knees and shoulders — they’re the stuff of mobility and independence, and keeping them in tiptop shape is vital. Not doing so could lead to osteoarthritis, a progressive, degenerative disease in which joint cartilage breaks down. Though the condition may seem inevitable as we age (more than 27 million Americans have it), there’s a lot we can do to prevent osteoarthritis.
Timothy Sitter, M.D., a knee and shoulder surgeon with Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, shares a by-the-decades plan for keeping joints strong for the long haul.
SUGAR LAND—(June 3, 2015) — Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine’s new 75,000-square-foot facility – on the campus of Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital – was designed to meet the growing orthopedic needs of the Fort Bend community. The new facility opening June 23 is located on the corner of Highway 59 and Sweetwater Boulevard at 16811 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land, Texas, 77479.
SUGAR LAND—(June 26, 2014) —Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Sugar Land offers their annual sports physicals for Fort Bend and Alief Independent School Districts’ middle school and high school athletes. They have been associated with these school districts for more than 15 years as team physicians.
University Interscholastic League (UIL) requires all high school athletes to undergo and pass a physical examination prior to participating in sports.
At Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, our goal is to get you back to the life you had before chronic joint pain. Our experienced surgeons use the latest advancements including, minimally invasive procedures for faster recovery after joint replacement. And with the comprehensive, individualized care from diagnosis through rehabilitation, our team of specialist has the expertise to put you on the path to fast healing.
SUGAR LAND—(January 8, 2014) —Sugar Land orthopedic surgeon Dr. Mark Maffet of Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is the first orthopedic surgeon in Fort Bend County who is using stem cells to help accelerate healing and recovery after surgery.
“Stem cells hold a great deal of promise in orthopedics,” says Dr. Maffet. “Right now, their use is cutting edge but I believe they will ultimately play a huge role in making surgical repair more successful.”