Cryotherapy has caught on with those in the fitness biz as the new and great trend in recovery and healing, but is subjecting yourself to popsicle status worth it? Research coming out of the Texas Medical Center says that it may not be. According to TMC researchers, it may not be any better than the traditional ice bath. While it is much colder, ice and water are better...
Elsa, Texas Children's Hospital's four-legged, furry therapist turned two this week. She is the first full-time therapy dog at TCH. A birthday party complete with cake and balloons was all part of the festivities. She is loved by staff and patients alike and makes a huge impact in the hospital. Source: http://tmc.edu
The Texas Medical Center and the NFL hosted a competiton to uncover the best technologies and innovations for football's biggest health concerns. Winners in three catagories--communicating with the athlete, training the athlete and materials to protect the athlete claimed the grand prize of $50,000 and acceptance into the TMCx start-up program. Source: http://tmc.edu
Mehmet Oz, a cardiothoracic surgeon, and host of “The Dr. Oz Show,” was in the Houston Medical Center recently to promote the Texas Two Step: Save a Life Campaign event that touts the importance of knowing how to save a life with CPR. Source: TMC News
For the 51st big game, the Super Bowl LIVE Festival will take place in downtown Houston at Discovery Green. The 10-day festival will run from Friday, January 27 thru Sunday, February 5. The free event is expected to see over a million attendees leading up to the Super Bowl. While the official schedule has yet to be announced, festival-goers can expect big artists performances...
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