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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, […]


How PRP can help you!

Medical advances continue to provide more reliable treatment options for a wide range of conditions. At Jock to Doc, our orthopedic professional, Dr. Mark Adickes, believes that patients seek nontraditional means of addressing common injuries and problems. For example, he offers PRP injections, which offer a faster way for patients to recover from problems and […]


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 […]


How therapeutic hip injections can get you active again!

Patients struggling with osteoarthritis of the hip may find that this condition has significantly slowed them and impacted their quality of life. It may keep them from enjoying their favorite activities and be the cause of inflammation and pain. However, you don’t have to live with the pain or spend your days taking over-the-counter pain […]


What is shoulder impingement?

Dr. Mark Adickes and his team at Jock to Doc deal with patient on a regular basis who have a wide range of muscle and bone pain concerns. One problem that may occur is shoulder impingement. Patients who have shoulder impingement deal with shoulder pain caused by “pinching” of the bursa or tendons in the […]


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