Orthopedics & Sports Medicine


Spinal Fusion in Spotlight With Tiger Woods’...

Tiger Woods’ remarkable comeback to win the Masters championship is being celebrated as a great sports achievement. But an increasingly common and effective treatment for...

April 18, 2019 / 2 min read


Exercising Caution: Dog Walkers Who Are 65-Plus...

Going for long and brisk walks can make for an ideal aerobic routine or an excellent way of starting a regular exercise program. But adults...

April 10, 2019 / 3 min read


Osteoporosis: Getting Screened Can Help You Prevent...

With an estimated three million baby boomers reaching retirement age every year, an increase in the occurrence of osteoporosis can be expected, according to U.S....

April 8, 2019 / 3 min read


Rotator Cuff Injuries: Tennis Players, Pitchers and...

Tears, sprains or strains to the shoulder’s rotator cuff are common injuries for certain athletes, particularly tennis players and baseball pitchers, but they can occur...

March 28, 2019 / 3 min read


Miami Open: Serena Williams’ Withdrawal Puts Spotlight...

News over the weekend from the Miami Open at Hard Rock Stadium highlights the prevalence of knee injuries, one of the most common reasons why...

March 25, 2019 / 2 min read


Know Your ‘Sweat Rate’ to Stay Properly...

The thousands of runners taking part in this Sunday’s Fitbit Miami Marathon and Half Marathon are likely already familiar with their “sweat rate,” a relatively simple...

January 24, 2019 / 2 min read


Tips for Marathoners: Beating Physical, Mental Challenges

Several months of intense physical training will result in the ultimate test of endurance on Sunday, Jan. 27, as more than 20,000 runners compete in...

January 17, 2019 / 4 min read


‘TightRope’ Repair for High-Ankle Sprain Gets Athletes...

When University of Alabama quarterback, Tua Tagovailoa, takes the field at tonight’s college football national championship game, his ankle will be supported by a device...

January 7, 2019 / 2 min read


Pedal Power: 6 Cycling Safety Tips

Each year in Florida, some 25 million residents and tourists ride bicycles to beat traffic, burn calories, sightsee and share family time, according to the...

November 27, 2018 / 2 min read