At this year’s American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) meeting in San Diego, CA, Dr. Gregory participated in sessions designed to expose surgeons to the latest scientific research and surgical techniques to address shoulder and elbow conditions. Topics included rotator cuff surgery, shoulder replacement, ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (Tommy John Surgery) and shoulder instability. Scientific research and education helps surgeons push boundaries to provide better care for our patients.
To better serve patients throughout the Houston region, Dr. Gregory has expanded his office to include a location within the Texas Medical Center. The Texas Medical Center is the largest medical center in the world, and is a hub of research, innovation, and teaching. Having a physical presence in the Medical Center will allow Dr. Gregory to continue to collaborate with leaders throughout the medical field to develop new technologies to improve patient care. For information about scheduling an appointment, please call or click on our online scheduling tool above.
As recognition of Dr. Gregory’s passion and dedication to the field of shoulder and elbow surgery, he was recently accepted into the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES). This society has a limited membership and is dedicated to supporting the ethical practice of evidence-based, high quality, cost-effective shoulder and elbow care. ASES supports annual nationwide meetings to discuss the latest trends in shoulder and elbow surgery, funds research to improve patient care, and provides teaching of advanced shoulder and elbow techniques to other orthopaedic surgeons and trainees. Dr. Gregory is honored to be selected into the society, and will continue to strive to improve care for shoulder and elbow patients both in Houston and nationwide.
In a recent interview for the Everyday Well health blog, Dr. Gregory highlights some injury prevention tips for both Olympians and everyday athletes. In addition to general tips about rest and recovery, Dr. Gregory also describes “cupping”, and mentions that he expects the alternative medicine practice to continue to increase in popularity. Overall, he notes that pushing activity through pain it not always advised. If pain is severe, unusual, or has been going on for longer than normal, he says that it is worth visiting a doctor because, as he notes, “A doctor or physical therapist can help you determine what kind of pain is normal and what pain is OK for you to push through.” Click here to read more information
Dr. Gregory will be one of the main faculty at the 2016 Sports Medicine Symposium of the Americas this weekend. This program hosts distinguished faculty from around the country to discuss scientific information and cutting-edge treatment of competitive and recreational athletes. Dr. Gregory will be lecturing on advanced management of rotator cuff tears, as well as treatment of ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) injuries. Ulnar collateral ligament injuries have become increasingly common as more and more pitchers are forced to undergo UCL reconstruction (Tommy John Surgery). The program is presented by The Memorial Hermann Ironman Sports Medicine Institute and will take place in Houston, TX. Click here to see more information
Augmented reality games such as Pokémon Go are an excellent way to increase activity and fitness. However, these games require a significant amount of attention. Orthopaedic surgeons are noting increasing injuries caused distracted walking. In an interview on FOX 26 Houston. Dr. Gregory highlights the dangers of distracted walking, and suggests ways to stay safe.