Orthopedics & Sports Medicine


Core Muscle Strength and Spine Health: It’s...

Orthopedic physicians and fitness trainers agree that even those who do regular strength-building exercises often overlook the so-called “core muscles” that make up the abdomen...

June 21, 2018 / 3 min read


Bursitis: How You Get It and Its...

It’s one of the most common overuse injuries, according to orthopedists and sports medicine experts – bursitis. What Is Bursitis? Simply put, it occurs when...

June 13, 2018 / 3 min read


Motion Analysis Fine-Tunes Rehab of Orthopedic Injuries...

Five months after Louis Zaldivar, 25, tore his Achilles heel while playing basketball, the avid recreational athlete is back to running and jumping. Surgery repaired...

April 30, 2018 / 3 min read


Baptist Health Hosts Youth Tennis Event at...

A special event held at the Miami Open this week gave a group of local children the opportunity to practice their tennis skills on courts next...

March 29, 2018 / 3 min read


Lumbar Stress Fractures: A Growing Trend in...

Stress fractures in one or more of the small bones that make up the lower back, or lumbar, are becoming increasingly common among adolescent and...

February 28, 2018 / 3 min read


Arthritis Afflicts Younger Americans

Arthritis used to be thought of as an inevitable part of getting older. As joints and the protective structures around them age, pain develops and...

February 13, 2018 / 2 min read


Mind Over Marathon: The Psychology of Running

Months of physical training will be put to the test this weekend as more than 20,000 runners set out to compete in the Fitbit Miami...

January 25, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: Hip Fractures in Older Women on...

Hip fractures are common among the elderly, and the number of older women who are experiencing this serious injury is increasing. Hip fractures among U.S....

January 19, 2018 / 3 min read


Answers to Top 5 Most Googled Health...

Nearly everyone has Googled questions related to health issues at one point, or at least semi-regularly. Meanwhile, the Internet search giant keeps tabs on the...

January 17, 2018 / 4 min read