• Read about Kevins Story Hometown Care

    Kevin's Story: Hometown Care

    February 11, 2020

    Knowing that patients and their families prefer to receive medical care in their hometown, Brant Lipscomb, M.D., a Memorial Hermann-affiliated orthopedic surgeon and team physician for The Woodlands High School (TWHS), rode home with TWHS football player Kevin Butts and his family after Kevin was...

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  • Doc Monical with fish

    Grateful to Be Pain-Free, Doc Enjoys Hunting and Fishing

    July 25, 2018

    Doc Monical (“Doc”) returned from a fun four-day cruise early in 2018 with more than great memories of scenic adventures: the pain in his left leg was getting more severe. “The pain in my leg from sciatica was worse,” he recalls, “and I needed to find a solution.” Sciatica is a term that describe...

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  • Hannah

    Hannah’s Story: Beating the Odds to Run Again

    December 28, 2015

    When sixteen-year-old Hannah Hendricks faced the biggest setback of her life, she showed her grit to be the kind that comes from deep inside, the kind that keeps you going against the odds. And Hannah knows all about beating the odds. On the morning of July 25, 2013, Hannah, an incoming high scho...

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  • Jordan looking out

    Jordan’s Story: Stroke at 16

    February 6, 2015

    During a routine football practice Jordan suddenly felt dizzy and showed signs that something was wrong. He was immediately taken to Memorial Hermann where affiliated pediatric neurologist Dr. Ian Butler along with neurologist Dr. Nicole Gonzales diagnosed Jordan as having had a stroke. Later aft...

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  • Cody Kalinowski

    Down But Not Out

    January 1, 2014

    Needville High School freshman Cody Kalinowski lives for football. So it’s no wonder he was disappointed at the prospect of missing most of the season after breaking his left ulna (one of the two long bones in the forearm) during a scrimmage in late August. To the surprise of many, Cody returned ...

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  • Read about Melanies Unexpected Concussion at the BP MS150

    Melanie's Unexpected Concussion

    November 20, 2013

    While riding her first BP MS 150, Melanie was about 25 miles from the finish line when a rider ahead of her clipped the tire in front of the person in front of him. Melanie was not able to react in time and hit the rider in front of her, causing her to go straight down. She remembers waking up wi...

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  • Read about Achieving Balance After a Concussion

    Achieving Balance After a Concussion

    January 1, 2012

    Nearly two years after Jonathan Hardegree's football- ending concussion, the pain of walking away from the game is still raw. What he considered a good defensive hit turned out to be so severe that he had to withdraw from school. Though the gifted quarterback wrestled with accepting life without ...

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  • Christian Jones

    A Strong Comeback

    January 1, 2010

    Wide receiver Christian Jones was running a route during spring practice that he had run at least 100 times before. This time, the turf held his foot and his knee twisted. The Westfield High junior went down. At first, the ESPN.com four-star recruit wasn’t sure what had happened. “It wasn’t a pai...

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  • Quinn Stroube

    A Return to the Mound

    When medication and rest failed to bring pain relief to pitcher Henry “Quinn” Stroube’s throwing elbow, his parents decided to seek a second medical opinion. With MRI in hand, they met with Peter Sabonghy, M.D., a Memorial Hermann-affiliated orthopedic surgeon who serves as medical director of th...

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