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Welcome to SportsDocShah.com

Sports medicine represents the field of orthopedic surgery and medicine which delivers state of the art medical technology to treat bone, muscle and joint ailments that limit optimal physical performance. The treatments and techniques used to treat the world’s best athletes are then employed to treat similar injuries and conditions in all patients, at varying levels of activity. This website is intended to be a source of information regarding currently relevant sports injuries, musculoskeletal conditions, and their treatments. If you would like to seek personalized medical evaluation and consultation with me, please follow the “make an appointment” links throughout the site to make an appointment.

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Curious about ACL Surgery? Watch and learn...

Here is a link to the thread of a live ACL surgery that was tweeted by Memorial Hermann and Dr. Walter Lowe. This was a thorough walk-through of the pre-op, intra-op, and post-op process from some of the best in the business. ACL SURGERY LIVE TWEET THREAD

Matt Schaub's High Ankle Sprain and Injections That May Speed Recovery

Unfortunately, the entire nation has now seen and reacted to the injury to Matt Schaub’s leg last Sunday and the aftermath which followed. As a sports medicine physician and quite frankly as a human being, I’ll go on record saying that in no instance is it warranted or acceptable to cheer/boo an injured athlete. From Continue Reading

Matt Schaub: High Ankle Sprain and Injections That May Speed Recovery

Unfortunately, the entire nation has now seen and reacted to the injury to Matt Schaub’s leg last Sunday and the aftermath which followed. As a sports medicine physician and quite frankly as a human being, I’ll go on record saying that in no instance is it warranted or acceptable to cheer/boo an injured athlete. From Continue Reading

Better than Steroids? Check out the "Stanford Glove"

¬† Researchers at Stanford University have patented a cooling process which increases recovery after exercise and thus training capacity¬† that rivals and actually exceeds even the training effects of anabolic steroids. Imagine the results that have thus far only been possible with doping without violating any rules and most importantly without jeopardizing your body with Continue Reading

Kobe Bryant: Successful surgery, motivated patient

We all know Kobe as the ultimate competitor. The orthopedic surgeon who repaired his achilles tendon rupture yesterday expects him to be back some time next season. I would guess we might expect to see him some time in early 2014, perhaps after the All-Star break. Will he return to the high-flying Kobe form of Continue Reading

Kevin Ware cleared to travel to Final Four

Ware’s talks to ESPN after injury… By now we have all seen or at least heard about the dramatic and unexpected injury suffered on Sunday by Louisville guard Kevin Ware. This type of injury, an open tibia shaft fracture (fracture of the main bone of the lower leg in which the end of the bone Continue Reading

RGIII's Knee Worries Dr. Andrews- what happened on the sidelines that day?

There is apparently a discrepancy regarding the sideline management of RG III’s LCL injury which happened a few weeks ago. This article describes a situation which comes up often in the world of sports medicine, where sideline physicians have to balance the long-term interest of the athletes they are covering with the short-term interest of Continue Reading