Blog Archive

Do I Need Shoulder Replacement Surgery? Jun 18th, 2020

Each year, an estimated 53,000 people require a shoulder replacement. It’s one of the many joint replacement procedures that help people regain their range of motion and mobility. In all three of our offices in Houston and Sugar Land, Texas, J. Michael Bennett, MD, PA, provides sports medicine and orthopedic...

Don't Endure Tennis Elbow: Learn How Tenex Health TX™Ultrasound Therapy Can Help May 11th, 2020

Even if you have never played tennis, your elbow pain may be lateral epicondylitis, a painful condition that’s conversationally known as tennis elbow. Thankfully, many cases of tennis elbow slowly resolve on their own over time, but there are persistent cases that cause tremendous pain and impact your productivity. In...

Considering Partial Knee Replacement Surgery? Here's What You Should Know About Our Robotics-Assiste Apr 24th, 2020

If you’re suffering from persistent knee pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, or injury, you may be a candidate for knee surgery to repair the damage and restore your range of motion. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, more than 600,000 knee replacements are performed each year. Of...

Need Knee Replacement Surgery? Here's What You Should Know About Our Robotic-Assisted Approach Apr 10th, 2020

If you’re suffering from persistent knee pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, or injury, you may be a candidate for a total knee replacement. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, more than 600,000 knee replacements are performed each year.  The four steps of a knee replacement For traditional...

The Benefits of PRP Mar 4th, 2020

Gone are the days when the only option for orthopedic injuries or conditions was surgery. Advances in medicine and technology open up a new world of promising therapies. One solution that J. Michael Bennett, MD, PA, is proud to offer is platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, therapy.  Understanding PRP The plasma...

Why Pregnancy Can Cause Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Feb 1st, 2020

Pregnancy is not just something that occurs in your womb. Your whole body can be affected by the pregnancy process, including your fingers, hands, and wrists. Research shows that nearly half of all pregnant women experience some tingling, burning, and numbness that can impact their day-to-day activities.  At three offices...

Sports Medicine: Getting You Back in the Game Jan 1st, 2020

There are more than 8.6 million sports or recreational activity injuries every year. While many injuries are minor and require only icing, bracing, rest, to overcome, plenty of people head to the doctor’s office seeking to regain their flexibility, mobility, and strength. A sports medicine doctor is uniquely positioned to...

How Biologics Can Help You Heal From Within Dec 1st, 2019

Biologics therapy is a relatively new area in orthopedics, but it’s growing quickly and becoming more and more popular. J. Michael Bennett, MD, PA is a leader in the field of biologics and uses it as a complement to your shoulder, knee, elbow, hand, or other musculoskeletal treatment. Here, he...

Tennis Elbow — Beyond the Courts Nov 1st, 2019

Tennis elbow is a condition in which your elbow tendons, where your forearm meets your elbow, become inflamed. It occurs when you overuse the tendons in your forearm. Only a small group of patients actually develop it from playing tennis. Michael Bennett, MD, PA specializes in helping patients recover from...

Life After an ACL Tear Sep 19th, 2019

If you’ve torn your anterior cruciate ligament, better known as your ACL, you may be wondering what your life will look like after you’ve gotten treatment. An ACL tear can be a frightening injury, but with proper treatment and guidance, you should be able to return to most activities.  If...

4 Ways to Avoid Developing Carpal Tunnel at the Office Aug 7th, 2019

Offices, as a rule, are pretty safe places. Between government regulations and the market’s focus on skilled, computer-heavy jobs, the average office worker doesn’t experience many dangerous situations during a normal workday. Despite this, there are some hazards lurking in the cubicle farm.  Among them is carpal tunnel syndrome. According...

Understanding When Knee Surgery Is Your Best Option Jul 19th, 2019

Knee pain is a common ailment among people of all ages. According to one study, knee replacement surgery has increased eight times in the United States among men and women age 65 and older. And in another study, it was found that the knee is the most commonly injured joint...

How to Protect Your Joints While Exercising Jun 4th, 2019

A joint in your body connects two bones together. Several connective tissues make up your joints, including ligaments, tendons, and cartilage. Exercising keeps you in shape and maximizes your health, but it also puts you at risk for joint injuries. The benefits of exercise, though, far outweigh the risks of...

PRP Therapy Can Help Treat Your Jumper's Knee This Spring May 23rd, 2019

PRP stands for platelet-rich plasma. This new therapy, which is used to treat a variety of orthopedic issues including jumper’s knee, also called patellar tendonitis, has increased in popularity over the years. More and more, studies prove its effectiveness, and an increasing number of patients are spreading the word about...

Biologically Improve Your Rotator Cuff Healing with REGENETEN Bioinductive Implant Apr 9th, 2019

What is a rotator cuff tear? The round top of your upper arm bone, or humerus, fits into the socket of your shoulder joint. All the muscles and tendons that wrap around the shoulder joint create a protective capsule called the rotator cuff. This capsule is designed to give you...

What You Can Expect From Your First PRP Treatment Feb 11th, 2019

You may be feeling a lot of excitement and anxiety leading up to your platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections. The thought of getting back to doing the things you enjoy without restrictions or pain can really lift your mood, but not knowing what to expect from the injections might have you...

How the Tenex Procedure Can Help with Chronic Pain Jan 22nd, 2019

Chronic pain in your knees, ankles, or shoulders can prevent you from living the active lifestyle you enjoy. When chronic tendon pain interferes with your life, and the thought of surgery and a long recovery period makes you shudder, Dr. J. Michael Bennett, an expert orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine...

Am I a Good Candidate for Orthopedic Surgery? Dec 11th, 2018

Do any of your joints hurt when you attempt to carry out daily activities, such walking, bringing groceries into the house, or carrying laundry up and down the stairs? You may be suffering from the result of a sports injury that has damaged your tissues and joints, or you could...

The 5 Most Common Types of Shoulder Surgeries Nov 16th, 2018

Think about all the ways you can move your arm — above, behind, to the side, and in front of your body. All of this movement is dependent upon a healthy shoulder joint. The flexibility needed in this ball-and-socket joint places your shoulder at high risk of injury and instability....

Highly Rated Non-Surgical Treatment Options for Tennis Elbow Oct 12th, 2018

Tennis elbow is a painful condition in your elbow joint that’s caused by repeated use — and not only from using a racket. Tennis elbow can come on in many different ways, from an occupation where your elbow is called upon repeatedly (think turning a wrench) to weekends spent with...

When Does an Elbow Injury Require Surgery? Sep 14th, 2018

While no one particularly likes the thought of surgery, there are times when it can bring you much-needed relief and restore function far more quickly than letting nature run its course. Figuring out when this is the case is the tricky part.Thankfully, orthopedic specialists like J. Michael Bennett, MD, understand...

5 Musculoskeletal Issues That Can be Alleviated With Bone Marrow Stem Cell Injections Aug 27th, 2018

Musculoskeletal-related pain affects more than one-third of the world’s adult population. It is a largely disabling, yet not fully understood, health condition, so the pain often goes underdiagnosed and doesn’t get treated. However, there is a way to address a range of musculoskeletal issues: bone marrow stem cell injections.What are...

Suffering From Chronic Tendon Pain? You May be A Candidate for Surgery-Free Treatment With Tenex Hea Jul 9th, 2018

It’s not unusual for minor flare-ups of tendinitis to slow you down temporarily. However, when the condition becomes chronic, the pain and mobility limitations can impact daily living. If you’re an active person kept off the tennis courts or golf links, it’s inconvenient enough. But chronic tendonitis –medically called tendonosis...

How PRP is Helping Professional Athletes to Weekend Warriors Speed Their Recovery From Sports Injury Jun 19th, 2018

An injury that keeps you on the bench — whether you’re a weekend warrior or a professional athlete — can be nothing short of devastating. You want to get back on the field, court, pitch, or track as soon as possible, but without pain and dysfunction.Conventional recovery for soft tissue...

7 Great Ideas for Joint-Saving Workouts May 18th, 2018

You can’t truly appreciate how much you rely on your joints until one of them begins to hurt. Joint pain can make even the simplest tasks, like getting in the car or going downstairs, a major challenge. It can also prevent you from taking part in the very activity that...

Preparing for Rotator Cuff Surgery Mar 28th, 2018

You’ve pulled the trigger and chosen to end your shoulder problems with rotator cuff surgery. This decision is a good one and will help you enjoy an active lifestyle well into the future. Lying between you and that active life, however, is the post-surgical road to recovery.To help you navigate...

How to Protect Your Knees During Exercise Mar 16th, 2018

Functioning knees are key to your well-being. If they hurt, even simple activities such as walking or taking the stairs become a chore. For those who enjoy exercise -- whether it’s running, weight training, or dance -- knee pain is the enemy. Nothing interrupts your workout more than aching, cracking,...

Tennis Elbow Surgery: Tips to Speed Your Recovery Feb 16th, 2018

Medically known as lateral epicondylitis, the condition better known as tennis elbow is painful. Usually caused by overuse of the elbow joint, it’s a specific muscle and tendon combination in your forearm that causes the pain when microscopic tears create inflammation. Not only is overuse a culprit, this muscle also rubs...

7 Tips to Make Recovery After ACL Surgery Easier Jan 3rd, 2018

Surgery of any kind is nobody’s idea of fun, and I understand that. To boot, an ACL surgery offers its own set of unique challenges that will tap your creativity. Rest assured, however, that with a little planning and a lot of patience, you’ll be back on your feet in...

Tennis Elbow: What causes it and how is it treated? Jan 3rd, 2018

You’re the star pitcher for your high school team. Like any star player, your team leans on you night in and night out to perform to help the teamwin. And because your team is fighting for a playoff position, your coach has been increasingyour workload. Normally, you wouldn’t have any issues. You...

Shoulder Dislocation & Instability Nov 17th, 2017

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment at our Sugar Land office near First Colony Mall and 713-234-3152 for an appointment at our Houston office, near the Houston Galleria.  In this video, Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about how a shoulder dislocation occurs and how shoulder instability can develop from a dislocation....

An Overview of Carpal Tunnel: What It Is, What Causes It and How is it Treated Sep 20th, 2017

You just poured your morning coffee. You took a couple of sips, readied yourself for another productive day and sat down at your desk. But as you flexed your hands in preparation, you felt a shooting pain in your wrist and up your arm.You’ve heard about writer’s block. But this...

Injury Prevention 101: What Can You Do to Avoid Sports Injuries? Sep 13th, 2017

Last season sucked. While you were on the bench, your team was struggling through their worse season in a decade. And all you could do was watch helplessly from the sidelines. Your team needed you. And yet, there was nothing you could do. You sprained your knee during the first...

What Are My ACL Graft Options Mar 30th, 2017

What Are Your ACL Graft Options to Repair an ACL TearThere are different ACL graft options for you based on factors like your activity level and age. Knee Specialist Dr. J. Michael Bennett describes these graft options in this video, and he talks about the factors that might cause you to...

What’s BioCartilage & DeNovo Knee Repair Mar 28th, 2017

Dr. Bennett Explains BioCartilage & DeNovo Knee RepairThe BioCartilage knee repair and the DeNovo knee repair techniques might be appropriate for treating your knee pain.  Dr. Bennett explains them both in this video.  Dr. Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Knee Specialist.  He’s also a Fellowship-Trained Sports...

What’s the Rotation Medical Graft Mar 26th, 2017

Rotation Medical Graft for Partial Tears of the Rotator CuffIn the video, Dr. Bennett describes how the Rotation Medical Graft might benefit you if you have a partial tear of the rotator cuff.  Call our Sugar Land office at 281-633-8600 or our Houston office at 713-234-3152 for more information. Summary of...

What Causes Biceps Injuries Feb 28th, 2017

Shoulder Problems Caused by Biceps InjuriesIn this video, Dr. Bennett describes various common biceps injuries and some options for treatment and repair.  If you suspect you have a biceps injury or a shoulder injury, please call our office for an evaluation.  Contact our Sugar Land office at 281-633-8600 or our...

What’s Shoulder Instability Feb 28th, 2017

Shoulder Instability and Recurrent DislocationThis is the fifth in a series of videos describing common shoulder injuries that we see in our clinic.  In this video, Dr. Bennett talks about shoulder instability and the injuries to the shoulder that can result.  If you have questions, please call our Sugar Land...

What’s Adhesive Capsulitis Feb 18th, 2017

What Are Adhesive Capsulitis and Frozen ShoulderIn this video, Dr. J. Michael Bennett explains what causes adhesive capsulitis and frozen shoulder, and he also explains why early diagnosis and treatment is important.  Dr. Bennett is a Shoulder Specialist, a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Specialist.  We have offices in...

Causes of Shoulder Bursitis Jan 31st, 2017

This is the first of a series of five videos on common shoulder injuries and their treatments.  In this video, Dr. Bennett talks about the anatomy of shoulder bursitis and impingement syndrome.  If you have questions or you’re experiencing shoulder pain, you can call our office for an appointment at...

Rotator Cuff Injuries Jan 31st, 2017

Common Rotator Cuff Injuries of the ShoulderIn this video, Shoulder Specialist Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about rotator cuff injuries.  This is the second in a series of five videos covering common shoulder injuries.   Dr. Bennett primarily specializes in treating injuries and pathologies of the shoulders, elbows, and knees.Dr....

Shoulder Rotator Cuff Treatment Jan 7th, 2017

Your Shoulder Rotator Cuff Treatment – Anatomy & RepairIn this video, Shoulder Specialist Dr. J. Michael Bennett describes the anatomy of the shoulder rotator cuff and rotator cuff treatment.  Dr. Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship-Trained Sports Medicine Specialist with many years of experience in treating...

Non-Surgical Orthopedic Treatments Dec 31st, 2016

Non-Surgical Orthopedic Treatments Are Frequent Options for PatientsIf you go to an orthopedic surgeon for treatment, are non-surgical orthopedic treatments an option for you?  Since Dr. Bennett is an Orthopedic Surgeon, you might think that the only treatments he offers require surgery.  That’s not the case — actually most patients...

What’s Likely Causing Your Elbow Pain Jul 29th, 2016

Do You Have Painful Popping or Locking of the Elbow?If you’re experiencing elbow pain, you want to know the cause of the pain so you can make good decisions about your treatment options.  In this video, Elbow Specialist Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about the common causes of elbow pain and painful locking...

What’s the Likely Cause of Your Shoulder Pain Jul 29th, 2016

Is Shoulder Pain Affecting Your Life?Shoulder pain can make daily life uncomfortable and even miserable.  If you’re suffering from shoulder pain, you should get your shoulder evaluated by a specialist.  Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Shoulder Specialist, and he created this video to help you understand possible causes of...

What’s Likely Causing Your Knee Pain Jul 25th, 2016

Do you have knee pain, perhaps with knee popping or clicking?  Dr. Bennett talks about the anatomy of the knee, and he describes the likely causes of knee pain, knee locking and knee clicking.  He’s an experienced knee doctor and a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Specialist. with offices...

Dr. Bennett Selected for Texas Super Doctors® Dec 28th, 2015

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  Dr. J. Michael Bennett was selected again this year for the Texas Super Doctors® list published in Texas Monthly magazine.  Only about five percent of the physicians practicing in Texas are included in the Texas Super Doctors® list in any year.  Nine other doctors from...

Answers to Your Questions About Rotator Cuff Tears Dec 14th, 2015

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment with Dr. Bennett.  You may have a sore shoulder and wonder if you have a rotator cuff tear, or you may have been diagnosed with a rotator cuff tear and be wondering what it is and how it’s often treated and repaired.  Dr. J. Michael...

ACL Reconstruction after an ACL Tear Dec 2nd, 2015

Call 281-633-8600 for our Sugar Land Clinic and 713-234-3152 for our Houston Clinic.  If you think you might have an anterior cruciate ligament or ACL tear, you probably have lots of questions about graft options for ACL reconstruction.  In other words, you’re wondering how your orthopedic surgeon will be able...

Knee Cap Pain – Causes & Treatments Oct 29th, 2015

Call us at 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about the causes of knee cap pain in this video.  He’s a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and he’s Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine with offices in Sugar Land, near First Colony Mall and in Houston, near the Houston Galleria.  Dr. Bennett specializes in treating knee injuries. This...

Knee Cartilage Injury Causing Knee Pain Oct 29th, 2015

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  In this video, Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about knee cartilage injury as a cause of knee pain and locking and popping of the knee.  If it is a cartilage injury causing your knee pain, you don’t want to ignore it.  Dr. Bennett is a...

How to Avoid Total Knee Replacement Surgery Aug 12th, 2015

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  If you’re suffering from knee arthritis, is it inevitable that you’ll need to have a total knee replacement?  Maybe not.  Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about options for treating knee arthritis can can delay or even prevent total knee replacement surgery.This is a summary of...

Offering the Tenex Procedure for Tennis Elbow Aug 7th, 2015

Call 281-633-8600.  If you have pain on the outside of your elbow, you may have tennis elbow.  We’re now offering a treatment called the Tenex procedure that can provide faster pain relief and quicker return you your normal activities, for certain patients.   This is a summary of Dr. Bennett’s video.Hello....

Orthopedic Knee Exam Tests Apr 2nd, 2015

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment. In this video, Dr. J. Michael Bennett demonstrates and describes typical knee examination tests that he uses in evaluating patient injuries. Dr. Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Specialist with offices in Sugar Land, TX, and in Houston, near...

Orthopedic Elbow Exam Tests Mar 16th, 2015

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  In this video, Dr. J. Michael Bennett demonstrates and describes typical elbow examination tests that he uses in evaluating patient injuries.  Dr. Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Specialist with offices in Sugar Land, TX, and in Houston,...

Orthopedic Shoulder Exam Tests Mar 11th, 2015

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Specialist with offices in Houston, near the Houston Galleria, and in Sugar Land near First Colony Mall.In this video, Dr. Bennett describes and demonstrates typical orthopedic shoulder exam tests...

Maggie Klein Awarded Specialty Credential in Orthopedic Surgery Feb 3rd, 2015

Magdalena (Maggie) Johana Klein, PA-C, who works for Dr. J. Michael Bennett and the Fondren Orthopedic Group, is one of only 240 certified physician assistants (PA-Cs) nationally to recently earn a specialty credential called a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).Maggie was awarded a...

Torn ACL Reconstruction Options Sep 2nd, 2014

In this video, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about three options for torn ACL reconstruction or repair.  An ACL or anterior cruciate ligament tear is a common injury in contact sports like football and just last week it was announced that St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam...

Elbow Synovitis & Plica Jun 13th, 2014

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  In this video, Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about elbow synovitis and plica and how it’s treated.  Dr. Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Specialist with offices in Houston, near the Houston Galleria, and in Sugar Land, near First Colony...

Elbow Ligament Injury Jun 10th, 2014

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment with Dr. Bennett.  In this video, Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about a type of elbow ligament injury called posterolateral elbow instability.  He describes the causes of this type of elbow ligament injury and describes how this injury is diagnosed.Here’s Dr. Bennett on the posterolateral elbow...

Frozen Shoulder Treatments May 27th, 2014

In this video, Shoulder Specialist, Dr. J. Michael Bennett, talks about adhesive capsulitis or frozen shoulder.  He describes what causes frozen shoulder, and he talks about exercises and other treatments.Dr. Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Specialist.  He’s also been selected as a Texas Super Doctor®...

Trigger Finger Causes & Treatments May 27th, 2014

 In this video, Dr. Bennett explains the causes of trigger finger and then describes trigger finger treatments.Summary of Dr. Bennett’s Trigger Finger VideoHello. My name is Dr. J. Michael Bennett. I’m a member of the Fondren Orthopedic Group. I am a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who’s subspecialized in sports medicine and surgery of...

Tips to Prevent Running Injuries Sep 16th, 2013

Call us at 281-633-8600.  In this video recorded at Plex in Richmond, TX, Dr. J. Michael Bennett provides tips to prevent running injuries.  He talks about the need to warm up before running, about strength training for running, the importance of hydration, how you can tell if you have a...

Dr. J. Michael Bennett – Practice Introduction Sep 12th, 2013

Dr. J. Michael Bennett also treats certain wrist and hand injuries including carpal tunnel syndrome, distal radius fractures (broken wrist), trigger finger and metacarpal fractures of the hand.  He specializes in using the endoscopic approach to carpal tunnel syndrome, when appropriate for the patient, which means that the carpal tunnel surgery consists of...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment Options Sep 12th, 2013

In this video, Dr. J. Michael Bennett describes the causes, symptoms and treatment options for carpal tunnel syndrome.  Many people automatically think “surgery” when they think of carpal tunnel syndrome, but in many mild cases, surgery is not necessary.  Dr. Bennett describes how a wrist splint or night splint can be...

How to Treat Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Sep 7th, 2013

In this video, elbow specialist Dr. J Michael Bennett describes the anatomy of the elbow and the causes, symptoms and treatments of cubital tunnel syndrome. In many cases cubital tunnel syndrome can be treated, without surgery, by wearing an elbow brace at night. In the video, Dr. Bennett demonstrates how you can use...

Using a Tennis Elbow Brace or Golfers Elbow Brace Aug 28th, 2013

If you’re experiencing pain on the outside of your elbow you may have tennis elbow.  If the pain is on the inside of the elbow, it may be golfers’ elbow.  Either way, you may be able to use a counterforce elbow brace to treat this type of elbow pain.Patients often ask...

Tennis Elbow Treatments Aug 27th, 2013

Call our offices at 281-633-8600.  Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is common condition for tennis players, golfers and other people who overload these ligaments and tendons with any kind of repetitive motion.  Tennis elbow treatments typically start with exercise modification and braces, but sometimes arthroscopic surgery is necessary.  In this...

How to Do a Distal Biceps Tendon Repair (Video) May 13th, 2013

Call 281-633-8600 for an evaluation. In this video, Dr. J Michael Bennett talks about the anatomy of the distal biceps and he explains how a distal biceps rupture can occur. He then describes how to do a distal biceps tendon repair, and he explains why it’s important to get an...

How to Prevent Tibia Stress Fractures Apr 11th, 2013

Call us at 281-633-8600.  If you’re a basketball player or a runner or you’re involved in an activity that places repeated stress on your lower legs, you may be heading for a stress fracture.  In this video, Dr. J. Michael Bennett describes the anatomy of the leg, and he talks...

Treating Dislocated Shoulders – Video Mar 23rd, 2013

Dislocated shoulders are common injuries for athletes playing contact sports and they can occur in accidents outside of sports.  In this video, Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about what happens when a shoulder dislocation occurs and how the injury is treated.  Dr. Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and...

Do Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections Work Mar 22nd, 2013

Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Knee Specialist.  He’s Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and he’s also Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine.  He’s treated elite athletes for knee injuries such as ACL or MCL ligament injuries, as well as collegiate and high school athletes.  However, he also has extensive experience...

How to Use Knee Braces Mar 8th, 2013

How to Use Knee Braces for Knee InjuriesIn this video, Houston and Sugar Land Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. J Michael Bennett describes various knee braces that you can purchase over-the-counter at your local drugstore or a big box store like Target or Walmart. These knee braces have uses but they also...

Visit Our New Houston Orthopedics Clinic Jan 25th, 2013

Dr. J. Michael Bennett has opened a new Houston Orthopedics clinic in the Galleria area, just a few blocks from the St. Regis Houston Hotel and a few blocks north of San Felipe Street.  The clinic is located at 4543 Post Oak Place, Suite 105, Houston TX, 77027 and there’s...

Dislocated Shoulder Treatments – Video Nov 23rd, 2012

Call us  at 281-633-8600.  In this post, Dr. J. Michael Bennett describes what happens with a dislocated shoulder and how it can also include a labral tear, a Bankart injury and a Hill Sachs Lesion.  Doctor Bennett serves patients from all over Metro Houston from his clinic in Sugar Land...

Don’t Ignore an Unstable Shoulder Oct 10th, 2012

Is your shoulder unstable?  Do you keep dislocating your shoulder?  Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Shoulder Specialist and he created this video to describe how an unstable shoulder and a shoulder subject to recurring dislocations might be treated with minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery.  If you suffer from an unstable...

AC Joint Separation or Shoulder Dislocation Oct 8th, 2012

Do You Have an AC Joint Separation or a Shoulder Dislocation?Shoulder Specialist Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about the differences between an AC joint separation and shoulder dislocation in this video.  Doctor Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon.  He is Fellowship Trained as a Sports Medicine Physician with a...

Knee Pain Causes Oct 4th, 2012

Knee pain causes — what are they? In this article, Knee Doctor J. Michael Bennett, MD, discusses knee anatomy and the symptoms and causes of knee pain.  Dr. Bennett is regarded by his peers as one of the best orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine specialists in Metro Houston TX.  He...

Knee Arthritis Treatments Oct 3rd, 2012

Call 281-633-8600 for an evaluation of your knees and arthritis and your options for knee arthritis treatments by a knee specialist with many years of experience in treating knee injuries.  Dr J. Michael Bennett specializes in treating issues of the shoulders, elbows, knees, and some hands and wrist injuries like...

Plex – Texas Sports Medicine Institute Fall Festival Sep 14th, 2012

Plex – Texas Sports Medicine Institute Fall FestivalCall 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  Dr. J. Michael Bennett supports and participates in the annual Plex/TSMI Fall Festival.  If you missed the 2012 event, please plan to attend the 2013 version!  Dr. Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained...

Sports Medicine – Orthopedic Surgery Questions for Dr Bennett? Sep 10th, 2012

We’d like your feedback!  What topics should we be talking about on this website?  Are you more interested in general orthopedics or information about orthopedic surgery or information about sports medicine and sports performance?  Or perhaps you’re interested in general wellness information or information about specific areas of wellness?[polldaddy poll=6524807] Dr....

Elbow Injuries in Athletes – Pt 3 Video Aug 29th, 2012

This is the portion of Doctor Bennett’s presentation to the Houston TX Caduceus Society, which discusses elbow injuries in athletes.  Dr. Bennett specializes in treating issues of the shoulders, elbows, knees, and certain hand and wrist injuries.Doctor Bennett’s office accepts medical health insurance from Aetna, Cigna, and United Healthcare, plus...

Treating Shoulder Injuries Pt 2 Video Aug 29th, 2012

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  In this post, Doctor J. Michael Bennett talks about shoulder injuries and treatments for shoulder injuries.  This presentation was given to the Houston Texas Caduceus Society. This is the second portion of Dr. Bennett’s talk to Houston’s Caduceus Society during the Grand Rounds lecture series on July 17,...

Shoulder Injury Assessment Pt 1 Video Aug 29th, 2012

Shoulder Anatomy and Shoulder Injury Assessment Lecture by Dr. Bennett – Part 1In this article, Doctor J. Michael Bennett talks about shoulder anatomy and shoulder injury assessment. Dr. Bennett provided this talk to Houston’s Caduceus Society during the Grand Rounds lecture series on July 17, 2012.  He specializes in treating issues...

What’s a Sports Medicine Physician? Aug 7th, 2012

What is a sports medicine physician and how is that doctor’s training different from other doctors?  Dr. Bennett answers that question in this video.  In this article, he explains what a sports medicine physician does and factors to consider in evaluating the training of a sports medicine specialist.Dr. J. Michael Bennett...

What Is an Orthopedic Surgeon? Aug 7th, 2012

What is an orthopedic surgeon?  You may have been told that you have an injury, and you should get an evaluation with an orthopedic surgeon.  So how is an orthopedic surgeon different from another doctor?In this video, Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about the differences between orthopedic surgeons and other...

Training to be a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Jul 30th, 2012

What are the Training and Education Requirements for a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon?Perhaps you’ve been told you should have an evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon.  You may wonder what kind of training, education, and experience a board certified orthopedic surgeon has.  In this video, Dr. Bennett discusses the education and...

Medical Second Opinions? Jul 24th, 2012

Call us at 281-633-8600.  In this article and video, Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about why you might consider asking for one or more medical second opinions when making decisions about your medical care.  He specializes in treating issues of the shoulders, elbows, knees, and some hand and wrist injuries...

Using Portable Ultrasound for Tennis Elbow Diagnosis Jul 24th, 2012

Call us at 281-633-8600.  In this article and video, Dr. J. Michael Bennett explains how he uses portable ultrasound to diagnose tennis elbow and other musculoskeletal issues involving the elbow, shoulder, and the knee.  Doctor Bennett serves patients from Sugar Land, Katy, Missouri City and Houston from clinics in Sugar...

Shoulder Rehab Exercises Jul 23rd, 2012

Call us at 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  In this article and video, Dr. J. Michael Bennett demonstrates the wall walker shoulder rehab exercise he recommends to some of his patients for post-surgery rehabilitation after a shoulder bursectomy or decompression.  Check with your doctor before doing this exercise to ensure that’s...

Using a Shoulder Sling Jul 23rd, 2012

Call us at 281-633-8600.  In this article and video, Dr. J. Michael Bennett demonstrates how to use a sling after shoulder surgery — how to put it on and take it off and some simple exercises  to do, with your doctor’s guidance.  Doctor Bennett serves patients from all over Houston...

Pendulum Exercises for Shoulder Rehabilitation Jul 23rd, 2012

Call us at 281-633-8600.  In this article and video, Dr. Bennett demonstrates the pendulum exercise he recommends for some of his patients for shoulder surgery rehabilitation.  Doctor Bennett serves patients from all over Houston and Texas from our clinic in Sugar Land, near First Colony Mall, and in Houston, near...

Loose Shoulder Exercises – Video Jul 23rd, 2012

Call us at 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  In this video and article, Dr. J. Michael Bennett demonstrates simple exercises that can help prevent recurring shoulder dislocation and correct a loose shoulder.These Loose Shoulder Exercises Can Help Prevent Shoulder Dislocation or Recurring DislocationThese are exercises demonstrated by Doctor. J. Michael Bennett,...

Exercises After Shoulder Surgery Jul 21st, 2012

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment. These are exercises Dr. Bennett recommends for use after some types of shoulder surgery.  Dr. Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician with clinics in Sugar Land, near First Colony Mall and in Houston, near the Houston Galleria.  If you’re anticipating shoulder surgery,...

Exercises For Your Rotator Cuff Video Jul 21st, 2012

Call us at 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  In this article and video, Dr. J. Michael Bennett demonstrates resistance band shoulder exercises you can use to strengthen your rotator cuff.  Doctor Bennett serves patients from all over Houston and Texas from our clinic in Sugar Land.  He specializes in treating issues...

Resistance Bands Shoulder Exercises – Video Jul 21st, 2012

Call us at 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  In this video and article, Dr. J. Michael Bennett demonstrates exercises to strengthen the shoulder using inexpensive resistance bands.  Doctor Bennett serves patients from all over Houston and Texas from our clinics in Sugar Land. These are exercises demonstrated by Doctor. J. Michael Bennett,...

Shoulder Stretches for Pitchers – Video Jul 9th, 2012

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  In this video and article, Dr. J. Michael Bennett demonstrates several stretching exercises that can help young pitchers prevent shoulder injuries.  Doctor Bennett serves patients from all over Metro Houston from our clinics in Sugar Land, TX and in Houston, near the Houston Galleria.This information...

Warning Signs When Picking a Surgeon Jun 28th, 2012

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  In this article, Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about factors you might want to consider when picking a surgeon, especially an orthopedic surgeon.  This article is from the Dr. Jay Show on 1560TheGame in Houston, TX.  Doctor Bennett specializes in treating issues of the shoulders,...

Picking Good Rehab Centers Jun 28th, 2012

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  In this article, Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about the factors you should consider when picking good rehab centers for physical therapy.  This article is taken from a recording of the Dr. Jay Show on AM1560TheGame in Houston, TX.  Doctor Bennett serves patients from Metro...

How to Find Good Doctors Jun 28th, 2012

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  In this article, Dr. J. Michael Bennett discusses your right to choose a specialist when your primary care provider recommends that you see one.  This article is from a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on AM1560TheGame in Houston TX.This is the fourth section of a Dr....

How to Pick a Physician Jun 28th, 2012

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  In this article, Dr. Bennett talks about how to pick a physician.  This article is from a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame from Houston, TX.This is a the second segment of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame.  The topic of the Show was...

Finding a Good Doctor Jun 28th, 2012

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  In this article, Dr. J. Michael Bennett discusses rules you can use for finding a good doctor for yourself and for your family.  The information comes from a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame from Houston, TX.Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon...

How to Find a Good Doctor Jun 25th, 2012

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  In this article, Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about how to find a good doctor — whether an orthopedic surgeon or sports medicine doctor or some other doctor.  The information was broadcast on the Dr. Jay Show on 1560TheGame from Houston TX.Dr. J. Michael Bennett...

Risk Factors for Child Shoulder & Elbow Injuries Jun 22nd, 2012

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  This article is based on a presentation that Dr. J. Michael Bennett gave to the players, coaches and parents of the Toros Baseball organization, in Houston, TX.  Doctor Bennett specializes in treating injuries of the elbows, shoulders, and knees and certain hand and wrist injuries from...

Preventing Child Elbow & Shoulder Injuries – Pt 2 Jun 16th, 2012

Call us at 281-633-8600.  In this article, Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about shoulder injuries and elbow injuries to youth baseball players.  Doctor Bennett specializes in treating injuries of the shoulders, elbows, and knees and certain injuries of the hands and wrists such as carpal tunnel syndrome.This video is the second...

Child Elbow & Shoulder Injuries – Pt 1 Video Jun 16th, 2012

Call us at 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  This article is from a presentation to the Sugar Land Toros Baseball Organization from Dr. J. Michael Bennett.  This section and later sections cover preventing and treating shoulder and elbow injuries in youth baseball athletes.  Doctor Bennett specializes in treating issues of the...

Causes of Sudden Back Pain Apr 27th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame in Houston, TX. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Richmond and Sugar...

Advice for Shoulder Bursitis Treatment Apr 27th, 2012

Symptoms and Treatments for Subacromial BursitisThis is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame in Houston, TX. Shoulder Specialist Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast...

Re-injury after Achilles Tendon Surgery Apr 27th, 2012

Likelihood of Re-Injury After Achilles Tendon SurgeryCall 281-633-8600 for an appointment at our Sugar Land clinic and 713-234-3152 for an appointment at our clinic near the Houston Galleria.  This article is based on an episode of the Dr. Jay Show broadcast on AM1560TheGame in Houston, TX.  The subject of this...

Herniated Disc Treatments Apr 27th, 2012

Treatments for Herniated Discs in Your BackThis is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame in Houston, TX. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas...

Back Pain – Should I See My Doctor Apr 27th, 2012

How Do I Know If I Have a Serious Back InjuryThis is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame in Houston, TX. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in...

Scoliosis Braces for Children Apr 27th, 2012

Call us at 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  In this article, Dr. J. Michael Bennett and his guest, Dr. Benoy Benny talk about neck and spine care, including the use of scoliosis braces for children. This article is based on a Dr. Jay Show on 1560TheGame.This is a transcript of a...

Preventing Spinal Injuries in Kids Sports Apr 27th, 2012

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  This article is based on a portion of the Dr. Jay Show on 1560TheGame broadcast from Houston TX.  The show featured Dr. Benoy Benny talking with Dr. J. Michael Bennett about preventing neck and spinal injuries in young athletes.Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board...

Spine Manipulation Apr 27th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame in Houston, TX. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Houston and Sugar Land,...

Back Surgery & Laser Ablation Apr 27th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame in Houston, TX. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship TrainedT1 weighted sagittal cervical spine MRI showing degenerative disc disease, osteophytes, and osteoarthritis of C5-C6 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Sports Medicine Physician serving patients...

Glucosamine for Back Arthritis Apr 27th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame in Houston, TX. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Richmond and Sugar...

Viscosupplementation for Ankles Apr 24th, 2012

Will Viscosupplementation Be Approved for Treatment of Ankle InjuriesThis is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame in Houston, TX. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and...

Children’s Congenital Orthopedic Issues Apr 24th, 2012

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  In this article, Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks with Dr. Mark Vann about treatments for children congenital orthopedic problems.  Dr. Bennett specializes in treating issues of the shoulders, elbows, knees, and some hand and wrist injuries from his clinics in Sugar Land near First Colony Mall...

Glucosamine & Omega 3 Benefits Apr 24th, 2012

Are There Glucosamine & Omega 3 Benefits?This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame in Houston, TX. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas...

Uses of Platelet Rich Plasma Apr 24th, 2012

Knee Specialist for Houston, Katy & Sugar LandDr. J. Michael Bennett is a Knee Specialist.  He’s Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and he’s also Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine.  He’s treated elite athletes for knee injuries such as ACL or MCL ligament injuries, as well as collegiate and high school...

Plyometrics to Avoid Ankle Injuries Apr 24th, 2012

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  This article is based on an episode of the Dr. Jay Show on AM1560TheGame broadcast from Houston, TX.  Dr. Bennett’s guest for the Show is Dr. Mark Vann, foot and ankle specialist.Strengthening and Plyometrics to Avoid Ankle Injuries in SportsThis is a transcript of a...

Do You Need Ankle Bracing for Sports Apr 24th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame in Houston, TX. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Richmond and Sugar...

Do Orthotics Work? Apr 24th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show about orthotics broadcast on AM 1560 in Houston, TX.Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Houston and...

Picking Shoes to Prevent Injuries Apr 20th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame in Houston, TX. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship TrainedThe Achilles' tendon. PD image from Gray's Anatomy, from bartleby.com (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro...

Diagnosing Ankle Injuries Apr 20th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame in Houston, TX. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Houston and Sugar Land,...

Evaluating Leg, Foot & Ankle Injuries Apr 20th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame in Houston, TX. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Houston and Sugar...

Importance of Sports Physicals for Children Apr 19th, 2012

Not all medical professionals are best suited to do a sports physical for your child.  Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks with Dr. Terence Chang about sports physicals for children in this interview.  If you’d like to schedule a sports physical for your child with Dr. Bennett, please call our office...

PreHab & Meniscus Tear Surgery Apr 16th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame in Houston, TX. Knee Specialist Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and aTypical locations of arthroscopic surgery incisions in a knee joint following surgery for a tear in the meniscus. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Fellowship Trained...

Causes of Sudden Cardiac Death in Sports Apr 16th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame in Houston, TX. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship TrainedSimplistic illustration of the cardiac stress test process. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston...

Child Sports Physicals Apr 16th, 2012

Sports Safety for Kids — Sport Physicals for Children & Defibrillators in SchoolsDr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Richmond and Sugar Land, TX.  Call...

Deadly Sports Medicine Disorders Apr 15th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame in Houston, TX. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Richmond and Sugar...

Sports Medicine Deadly Conditions Apr 15th, 2012

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  This article discusses medical conditions that can be deadly under the stress of athletics.  It’s based on an episode of the Dr. Jay Show broadcast on AM 1560TheGame in Houston, TX. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained...

New Office in Houston! Apr 10th, 2012

Please note that our Houston office is now at:Dr. J. Michael Bennett Houston Office 4543 Post Oak Place Dr., Suite 105Houston, TX 77027Phone: 713-234-3152Fax: 281-633-0883 We are proud to announce the opening of our new Downtown office..  Many of our patients live in Sugar Land, Richmond, Katy, and other nearby cities, and...

When to Call 911 for Heat Illness Mar 29th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports MedicinePhysician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Houston and Sugar Land, TX. Call 281-633-8600 for...

Types of Heat Illnesses Mar 29th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports MedicinePhysician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Richmond and Sugar Land, TX. Call 281-633-8600 for...

Heat Illness Prevention for Kids Mar 29th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort BendCounty, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Richmond and Sugar Land, TX. Call 281-633-8600 for...

6 Risk Factors for Heat Illness Mar 29th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Richmond and Sugar Land, TX. Call...

Cautions About Sports Energy Drinks Mar 29th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Richmond and Sugar Land, TX. Call...

Keeping Kids Hydrated – Water or Gatorade? Mar 29th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Houston and Sugar Land, TX. Call 281-633-8600...

Heat Illness Precautions Mar 29th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Richmond and Sugar Land, TX. Call...

Treatment of Fingernail Injuries Mar 29th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on  AM 1560TheGame. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Houston, near the Houston Galleria...

Hand Tendon Injury Mar 29th, 2012

How difficult is it to treat a hand tendon injury? This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast...

Emergency Hand Injury Treatment Mar 29th, 2012

This is a summary of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Houston and Sugar Land, TX. Call...

Trigger Finger Treatments Mar 29th, 2012

This is a segment of a Dr. Jay Show focusing on trigger finger treatments, broadcast on AM 1560TheGame. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in...

New Dupuytren’s Contracture Treatments Mar 29th, 2012

This is a summary of a segment of the Dr. Jay Show covering new Dupuytren’s Contracture treatments.  The Dr. Jay Show was broadcast on AM 1560TheGame. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston...

Hand Arthritis Treatments Mar 28th, 2012

Hand Arthritis Treatments – Rheumatoid Arthritis & OsteoarthritisThis is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame and this section of the Show covers hand arthritis treatments. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a BoardA hand affected by rheumatoid arthritis (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving...

Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment Mar 28th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Houston, near the Galleria, and Sugar Land,...

Arthritis of the Hand Mar 28th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame, which discusses arthritis of the hand. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in...

Elbow Dislocation Treatments Mar 19th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show, hosted by Dr. J. Michael Bennett, broadcast on 1560TheGame. Dr. Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Houston and Sugar Land, TX. Call 281-633-8600 in Sugar Land and 713-234-3152 in Houston for...

Antioxidants and Cancer Mar 19th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Houston, near the Houston Galleria and Sugar Land, TX. Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment at our Sugar Land office...

Alzheimer’s Research & Vitamin D Mar 19th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Houston and Sugar Land, TX.  Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment.Here’s the transcript of the fifth portion of the...

Best Fish for Nutrition & Health Mar 17th, 2012

What’s the Best Fish for Nutrition and Health – A Talk with Dr. Theodore S. PiliszekThis is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame.  Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County,...

Telomeres & Resveratrol Mar 17th, 2012

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment. This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show discussing telomeres, wine, and resveratrol in anti-aging studies, broadcast on AM 1560TheGame from Houston, TX. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort...

Nutritional Supplement Cautions Mar 17th, 2012

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment. This article is a discussion about cautions in the use of nutritional supplements. It’s based on an episode of the Dr. Jay Show broadcast on AM 1560TheGame from Houston, TX.You Should Be Cautious in Your Use of Nutritional SupplementsThis is a transcript of a Dr....

Choosing the Best Nutritional Supplements Mar 17th, 2012

What Nutritional Supplements are Best for Me?You’re interested in nutritional supplements as a way to promote health and reduce the risk of illness. However, with all of the nutritional supplements on the market, how do you choose?  Here are some insights by Dr. J. Michael Bennett from a Houston radio...

Dr. Bennett Named Super Doc Mar 15th, 2012

Dr. J. Michael Bennett was named a “Super Doc” in the Fort Bend County edition of March’s Living Magazine. The review by Pamela Hammonds reads:Whether you’ve torn a ligament in your knee playing football, injured your elbow with your tennis backhand, or need rotator cuff shoulder surgery, you have one goal:...

Sports Injury Prevention Mar 3rd, 2012

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment. This article was written by Dr. J. Michael Bennett for the Sienna Plantation newsletter. Dr. Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Doctor. He serves patients from Katy, Sugar Land, Richmond, and throughout Metro Houston from offices in Sugar Land,...

Supplements and Children Feb 15th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Richmond and Sugar Land, TX.  Call...

Children & Sports Supplements Feb 15th, 2012

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment. In this article, Dr. J. Michael Bennett cautions parents about the use of sports supplements by children.  Dr. Bennett is a Sports Doctor serving Metro Houston from his clinic in Sugar Land TX.Sports Doctor Says Be Cautious About Letting Your Children Use Sports Supplements   Chemical Structure...

Nutrition Tips Feb 12th, 2012

This is a transcript of the second half of a broadcast of the Dr. Jay Show on 1560 The Game.  The first part of the show covered nutritional supplements.  Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving patients in Katy, Rosenberg,...

Tips for Nutritional Supplements Feb 12th, 2012

This is a transcript of a Dr. Jay Show broadcast on 1560TheGame.  Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports MedicineDietary supplements (Photo credit: Andrei Z)Physician serving patients from Katy, Fort Bend County, Metro Houston and Southeast Texas from offices in Houston and...

ACI and OATS Procedures to Repair Cartilage Lesions Feb 6th, 2012

ACI and OATS Procedures to Repair Elbow CartilageDr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Doctor serving patients in Katy, Rosenberg, Fort Bend County and Southeast Texas from offices in Houston, near the Houston Galleria, and Sugar Land, TX. Call our offices at...

Kids Should Play Several Sports! Jan 31st, 2012

The following is part of a transcript of the Dr. Jay Show from 1560 The Game in Houston, TX.  Participating in the discussion are Dr. J. Michael Bennett, a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Doctor with offices in Richmond and Sugar Land, TX; Danny Arnold, Director of Plex Sports Medicine, Physical Training and...

Pain After Knee Surgery for Meniscus Tear Jan 31st, 2012

Call us at 281-633-8600 for an appointment.  Dr. J. Michael Bennett discusses knee pain after meniscus tear surgery.  He is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Specializing in knees, shoulders, elbows, and hands, and he serves patients from all over Metro Houston from offices in Sugar Land and Houston.How Much Pain...

Sports Training and Therapies – Plyometrics Jan 31st, 2012

How Does Plyometrics Fit Into Sports Training?The following is part of a transcript of the Dr. Jay Show from 1560 The Game in Houston, TX.  Participating in the discussion are Dr. J. Michael Bennett, a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Doctor with offices in Houston, near the Houston Galleria, and Sugar Land,...

Potential Problems with Physical Therapy – Part 2 Jan 31st, 2012

More Potential Problems with Physical TherapyThe following is the third part of a transcript of the Dr. Jay Show from 1560 The Game in Houston, TX.  Participating in the discussion are Dr. J. Michael Bennett, a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Doctor with offices in Richmond and Sugar Land, TX;...

Potential Problems with Physical Therapy – Part 1 Jan 31st, 2012

Potential Problems with Physical Therapy – Part 1The following is the second part of a transcript of the Dr. Jay Show from 1560 The Game in Houston, TX.  Participating in the discussion are Dr. J. Michael Bennett, a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Doctor with offices in Richmond...

Why Is Physical Therapy Important? Jan 31st, 2012

Why is Physical Therapy Important?The following is a transcript of the Dr. Jay Show from 1560 The Game in Houston, TX.  Participating in the discussion are Dr. J. Michael Bennett, a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Doctor with offices in Houston and Sugar Land, TX; Danny Arnold, Director of Plex...

Knee Viscosupplementation Jan 9th, 2012

Knee Viscosupplementation Can Help Arthritic KneesThe following is from an interview with Dr J. Michael Bennett:As we get older and the more active we’ve been through our lives, the more likely we are to wear down and weaken the cartilage in the knee joint. That cartilage is the liningOsteoarthritis Image...

What’s Cubital Tunnel Syndrome? Jan 9th, 2012

What is Cubital Tunnel Syndrome & How is It Treated?Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Doctor and a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon.  He serves  Houston area patients from offices in Sugar Land and Houston, near the Houston Galleria.  Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment at the Sugar...

Elbow Olecranon Bursitis & Treatments Jan 9th, 2012

Doctor J. Michael Bennett Talks About Causes & Treatments for Elbow Olecranon BursitisCall us at 281-633-8600.  Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about elbow olecranon bursitis in this article.  Doctor Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Doctor serving Houston-area patients from offices in Sugar...

Golfers Elbow and Tennis Elbow Treatments Jan 9th, 2012

Golfers Elbow and Tennis Elbow TreatmentsImage by jurvetson´╗┐ via FlickrCall us at 281-633-8600.  In this article, Dr. J. Michael Bennett discusses Golfers Elbow and Tennis Elbow and treatments.  He is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Physician serving the Houston area from offices in Sugar...

What’s Causing Your Elbow Joint Pain Jan 9th, 2012

What Can Cause Elbow Joint Pain?Wondering why you’re experiencing elbow joint pain, stiffness, or a limited range of motion. Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about the likely causes of elbow joint pain in this interview.Dr. Bennett is an Elbow Specialist and a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained...

Fall Festival – Richmond TX Jan 7th, 2012

Fall Festival – Richmond TXCall us at 281-633-8600.  Dr. J. Michael Bennett joined with Plex and Texas Sports Medicine Institute (TSMI) in a highly successful Fall Festival on Saturday, October 29, 2011, at 7830 West Grand Parkway South, Richmond, TX.  Doctor Bennett Talks About Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Fall...

Should You Get a Second Opinion? Jan 7th, 2012

We Encourage Second OpinionsCall us for a second opinion at 281-633-8600 for our Sugar Land clinic or 713-234-3152 for our Houston Galleria clinic.  We encourage our patients to ask for second opinions when they need confirmation of their treatment options, and we provide second opinions to patients of other medical...

If Shoulder Pain Does Not Improve Jan 3rd, 2012

What Should You Do if Your Shoulder Pain Does Not Improve?Call us at 281-633-8600.  In this article, Shoulder Specialist Dr. J. Michael Bennett discusses possible causes of shoulder pain and what to do if shoulder pain does not improve.  Doctor Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship...

Knee Pain and Tears in the Meniscus Jan 2nd, 2012

Knee Pain and Tears in the MeniscusCall us at 281-633-8600.  In this video, Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about knee pain and meniscus tears.  He’s a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Doctor serving patients in the Greater Houston area from his offices in Sugar Land, TX.Doctor Bennett on...

Knee Replacement Alternatives Jan 2nd, 2012

Do You Have Knee Arthritis?  What Are Your Knee Replacement Alternatives?If you have knee arthritis, you may be wondering if a total knee replacement is the only option for treatment.  If you’re wondering about how to avoid a total knee replacement, you might watch Dr. Bennett’s video talk on that topic.  In...

New Techniques for Elbow Arthroscopy Jan 2nd, 2012

What Are the New Techniques for Elbow Arthroscopy?Do you have any locking, clicking or pain in the elbow, particularly when bending your elbow or straightening your arm?  Have you noticed a loss of motion with your elbow?You may have a contracture or loose bodies in your elbow, and elbow arthroscopy may be used...

Nutritional Supplements Jan 2nd, 2012

Using Nutritional Supplements to Help Prevent Sports InjuriesCall us at 281-633-8600.  In this article, Dr. J. Michael Bennett talks about nutritional supplements and vitamins to help prevent injury.  He’s a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Doctor serving patients from Greater Houston through offices in Sugar Land...

Arthritis Treatments & Physical Therapy Jan 2nd, 2012

Answers to Questions About Arthritis Treatments and Physical TherapyDr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Doctor serving patients from Greater Houston through offices in Sugar Land and Houston, TX. If you’ve experienced a knee injury and would like an appointment, please call...

Treating Knee Arthritis – Pt 6 Jan 2nd, 2012

Answering Questions About Cortisone and Hyaluronic Acid Injections for Knee ArthritisDr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Doctor serving patients from Greater Houston through offices in Sugar Land, near First Colony Mall and Houston, near the Houston Galleria. If you’re feeling the...

Knee Bracing & Knee Injuries – Pt 5 Jan 2nd, 2012

Answering Questions About Knee Bracing and ViscosupplementationDr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Doctor serving patients from Greater Houston through offices in Sugar Land and Houston, near the Houston Galleria. He’s a knee specialist with many years of experience in treating knee...

ACL Reconstruction – Sports Knee Injuries – Pt 4 Jan 2nd, 2012

Answering a Question About ACL ReconstructionCall 281-633-8600 for an appointment to talk about ACL reconstruction. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Doctor serving patients from Greater Houston through offices in Sugar Land, TX, and in Houston, near the Houston Galleria. Dr. Bennett...

Patella Femoral Syndrome Treatment Jan 2nd, 2012

Patella Femoral Syndrome – Anterior Knee Pain TreatmentCall 281-633-8600.  In this article Dr. Bennett and Dr. Simonich talk about diagnosing and treating patella femoral syndrome, also known as anterior knee pain.  Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Doctor serving patients from...

What is Arthritis? Jan 2nd, 2012

What is Arthritis and How to Treat ArthritisCall 281-633-8600. What is Arthritis? Dr. J. Michael Bennett describes answers the question and describes the importance of early diagnosis and treatment.  Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Doctor serving patients in the...

ACL Tear – Sports Knee Injuries – Pt 2 Jan 2nd, 2012

ACL Tear – Sports Knee Injuries QuestionsDr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Doctor serving patients from Greater Houston through offices in Sugar Land, TX, and Richmond, TX. If you’ve experienced a knee injury and would like an appointment, please call 281-633-8600.This...

Sports Knee Injuries – Pt 1 Jan 2nd, 2012

Call 281-633-8600 for an appointment. Dr. Bennett talks about knee injuries in this episode of the Dr. Jay Show. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Doctor serving patients from Greater Houston through offices in Sugar Land, near First Colony Mall and...

Shoulder Pain Causes Jan 2nd, 2012

Shoulder Pain Causes & TreatmentsDr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board-Certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician with many years of experience treating shoulder injuries like shoulder pain, rotator cuff, arthritis in the shoulder. If you’re experiencing shoulder pain or limited motion in your shoulder, call us at 281-633-8600 for an...

Elbow Injuries & Treatments – Pt 2 Jan 2nd, 2012

Dr. Bennett on Elbow Injuries and Treatments – Part 2Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board-Certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician with many years of experience treating injuries of the elbow including biceps tendon rupture, tendinitis, golfers elbow, and tennis elbow.  If you’re experiencing elbow pain or you have...

Choosing an Orthopedic Doctor Jan 2nd, 2012

Doctor Bennett Talks About Choosing an Orthopedic Doctor Here’s a transcript of the video about choosing an orthopedic doctor:In this segment I’d like to spend a little bit of time about choosing a physician. First off I am an orthopedic trained specialist. That means that I finished five years of an orthopedic...

Golfers Elbow, Tennis Elbow & Biceps Rupture Jan 2nd, 2012

Doctor Bennett Talks About Golfers Elbow, Tennis Elbow, and Biceps Tendon Rupture This is a transcript of the video:Hello and welcome, my name is Dr. Jay Michael Bennett and I am an orthopedic sports medicine surgeon specializing in injuries to the shoulders, elbows and knees. Today we’re going to focus on...

What’s Shoulder Bursitis? Jan 1st, 2012

Dr. Bennett Explains Shoulder Anatomy & Shoulder BursitisCall us for an evaluation of your shoulder pain and treatment for shoulder bursitis if that’s what is causing your pain. You can reach our Sugar Land clinic at 281-633-8600 and our Houston clinic at 713-234-3152. We serve patients from Metro Houston and...

Your Options for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment Dec 31st, 2011

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment Depends on the Severity of Your InjuryAre you experiencing numbness, tingling and pain — primarily in the first three fingers of your hand? You may have carpal tunnel syndrome. Here, Dr. J. Michael Bennett describes your options for carpal tunnel syndrome treatment and the anatomy of your...

Knee Arthritis & Knee Replacements Dec 31st, 2011

Are you researching knee replacements? Are you experiencing knee pain or swelling of the knee or your knee is locking up on you. What should you do? It could be that your knee problems are due to arthritis. If you’re having knee problems, they’re not going away without treatment so it’s...

Chronic Elbow Injuries & Treatments Dec 27th, 2011

Do You Suffer From a Chronic Elbow Injury?Call us at 281-633-8600. This article covers several chronic elbow injuries and treatments and it’s based on an interview with Dr. J. Michael Bennett, one of Houston’s top Elbow Specialists. Dr. J. Michael Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Fellowship Trained...

Acute Elbow Injuries Dec 27th, 2011

The following is a transcript of an interview with Dr. Bennett:Elbows are a hinge joint with four planes of motion — flexion, extension, supination, and pronation. Injuries generally have to do with the cartilage or the ligaments that stabilize the elbow. You can have chronic problems or you can have acute...

Sports Medicine Tips to Avoid Injury While Exercising Six Sports Medicine Tips to Avoid Injury While Dec 24th, 2011

In this post, Dr. J. Michael Bennett offers six Sports Medicine tips to avoid injury while exercising. Dr. Bennett is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Specialist serving patients from Metro Houston from his clinics in Sugar Land and Houston TX, near the Galleria. Dr....