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Preparing for orthopedic surgery

Undergoing a surgical procedure can be a time where anxiety levels are high and patients are unsure as to what to expect. Dr. Mark Adickes of Houston, TX understands this and wants to ensure that all patients feel as comfortable as possible from start to finish. Choosing to undergo surgical intervention is often a smart […]


The importance of physical therapy after surgical procedures

Many patients in the Houston, TX area who are scheduled for surgery with Dr. Mark Adickes and his team at Jock to Doc don’t always realize how big of an ordeal these surgeries can be. Whether it’s a tendon repair or a hip replacement, any type of surgery can cause patients to experience pain, weakness, […]


Causes of hip pain: bursitis

When Houston, TX patients are dealing with hip pain, they may find that it is slowing them down dramatically. Hip pain, especially when severe, can be debilitating, impacting one’s day-to-day activities. Whether a patient is on their feet, sitting down, or resting in bed, they may experience discomfort in the hip. This is because the […]


Understanding the patella stabilization rehabilitation process

When a knee injury occurs, such as dislocation, subluxation, or misalignment of the kneecap, some patients in the Houston, TX area may be in need of a procedure called patella stabilization. Patella stabilization is a surgery that is used to help realign the knee and stabilize it so it can function at its best. The […]


How an orthopedic doctor can help prevent injuries, not just treat them!

Many patients find that they want to push themselves physically in certain activities, including sports and weight lifting. Unfortunately, pushing past a certain point can be devastating for one’s body. It can cause an injury to the bones, muscles, or tendons that can cause permanent damage. This is why it is so important that patients […]


Conditions that can impact the shoulders

Dr. Mark Adickes of the Houston, Texas area is very familiar with conditions that can impact the shoulder area. He sees patients with injuries in the shoulder area and provides treatments to help patients get back into the game—and back into their lives! If you are concerned about a shoulder injury or condition that is […]


How to prevent overuse sports injuries

Living an active lifestyle is important for many reasons. Studies continue to show the benefits of exercise in one’s daily life. It can improve both physical and emotional health, and assist with weight management for children and adults. However, depending on how active a person is, overuse injuries may be a real concern. In most […]


Seven common causes of hip pain

Houston, TX area patients who are struggling with continued hip pain may be unsure as to what is causing this discomfort. Dr. Mark Adickes and his team at Jock to Doc work with patients in the community considering care for joint pain. Causes of hip pain This hip joint is the body’s largest ball-and-sock joint […]


How to avoid ACL injuries

Sports injuries are a common cause of ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries in both men and women. ACL tears and injuries are often seen at Jock to Doc. In many instances, these injuries can be avoided with proper preventative techniques. How does an ACL tear occur? In most situations, ACL tears and injuries are not […]


What Are the Benefits to Arthroscopy of the Knee Joint?

At Jock to Doc, we want our patients to have access to the most advanced solutions for the treatment of their body. With continued improvements in medicine, patients who require surgical treatment for the knee joint will be excited to learn about the advantages of arthroscopy. What is arthroscopy? Arthroscopy is described as the use […]


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