Sports injuries occur when playing indoor or outdoor sports or while exercising. They can result from accidents, inadequate training, improper use of protective devices, or insufficient stretching or warm-up exercises.Read More
Dr. Flores is board certified and fellowship trained in sports medicine and arthroscopy with an additional certificate of added qualification in sports medicine. He has over ten years of practice experience in the Houston area where he completed his orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in 2007. Dr. Flores has been a team physician for the Houston Rockets and Houston Texans since 2009 and currently serves as the head team physician for the Rockets in addition to caring for local athletes and adult patients. He specializes in both sporting and non-sporting knee, shoulder and elbow injuries in patients ranging from teenagers to adults.
Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure during which the internal structure of a joint is examined for diagnosis and treatment of problems inside the joint. In arthroscopic examination, a small incision is made in the patient’s skin through which pencil-sized instruments that have a small lens and lighting system (arthroscope) are passed.