A world of expertise on your side.
If your child is a student athlete in Fort Bend County, chances are you´ve seen one of the physicians of Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine on the sidelines. As orthopedic care providers for the majority of Fort Bend ISD´s school sports programs, Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine maintains a legacy of expertise in dealing with the unique and challenging injuries associated with these sports. However, expertise is not the only advantage Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine offers. Immediate access to physicians sets Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine apart. Should a student athlete get injured, a call from the trainer or parent insures a Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine physician will see the patient that same day.
World-class athlete to weekend warrior.
Whether you play for the pros or just for enjoyment, sports can take a toll on the performance of the musculoskeletal system. Ask the hundreds of professional athletes the physicians of Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine have treated. Damage that once meant the end of a patient´s ability to participate in a sport or other physical activity now can be repaired with little or no loss of function. Physicians at Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine are recognized experts in the restoration of function to joints damaged by trauma. In many cases, these surgical repairs are performed through the use of minimally invasive arthroscopic and microsurgical techniques, helping to reduce recovery time.
Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine physicians work closely with Houston Methodist´s physical therapists and rehabilitation specialists. Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital maintains advanced rehabilitation facilities within the Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine building, allowing seamless coordination of care between the surgeons and the rehabilitation professionals whose work is a crucial part of the recovery process and the return to normal activity.
Conditions treated include:
- ACL reconstruction
- Cartilage transplantation
- Compartment syndromes
- Foot and ankle injuries
- Golfer´s elbow
- Ligament and tendon injuries
- Stress fractures
- Tennis elbow
- Throwing injuries
- Ulnar ligament rupture (Tommy John surgery)
Mark W. Maffet, M.D.
Timothy C. Sitter, M.D.