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Effective and Innovative New Treatment Options for Tennis Elbow Sufferers

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Several years ago a new high-energy shockwave treatment received FDA approval for the treatment of chronic tennis elbow nonresponsive to conservative treatment. This came after a period of clinical trials we performed. This outpatient shockwave therapy is an outpatient procedure known as OssaTron Treatment. Unfortunately, few insurance companies include the treatment in their plan and…
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Tennis Elbow, A Condition Affecting More than Those on the Court

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Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is one of the most common upper extremity conditions seen in orthopedics today. It is a common tendinopathy classified as an overuse or overstress condition and can be the result of a repetitive activity fatiguing the hand, wrist, forearm or elbow. The fatigue and stress creates an inflammation that grows…
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Repetitive Stress Conditions of the Hand, Wrist and Elbow – Rehabilitation and Prevention

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Repetitive stress conditions of the hand, wrist and elbow affect the office worker, athlete, and musician alike. And increasingly the condition is affecting the young limbs of children whose daily tasks meld as seamlessly with cell phones, keyboards and game controllers as they have traditionally with pencils and toothbrushes. Such repetitive stress conditions include tendonitis,…
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Dr. Collins discusses his latest research study

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Dr. Collins discusses his latest research study, “Effective Hand & Upper Extremity Treatments for Performing Artists and Musicians: Identifying Evidence Based Research”, as a selected speaker at the 2017 FESSH Eurohand Conference recently held in Budapest. View presentation
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Dr. Collins is again recognized as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor

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Dr. Collins is again recognized as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor as selected by his peers! The mission of Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. is to help consumers find the best healthcare by identifying among the best physicians in their field and nominated by their peers in an extensive survey process of thousands of American doctors…
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Artists as Athletes

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Dr. Collins, vice chairman for the Houston Methodist Center for Performing Arts Medicine (CPAM), gives a lecture – “Artists as Athletes” – for the University of Houston Honors course hosted by Houston Methodist and the Center for Performing Arts Medicine.
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The Art of Patient Care

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Dr. Collins participated recently in The Methodist Experience Conference themed, “The Art of Patient Care.” As vice chairman of the Center for Performing Arts Medicine, he talked about the innovative work the center is doing with performing artists – the unique athlete.
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