Orthopedics & Sports Medicine


Tips for Long Distance Runners: Beating Physical,...

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended many events, forcing most to go virtual. For 2021, this also applies to the cancelled Miami Marathon and Half Marathon...

December 28, 2020 / 4 min read


Innovative Treatment Relieves Chronic Neck Pain

People of a certain age know the feeling. You’re pulling your car onto a busy street, craning your neck to see if it’s safe to...

December 10, 2020 / 2 min read


Arthritis Flare-Ups: Prevention is Key Via Staying...

For many people with arthritis, a flare-up occurs when symptoms — sometimes suddenly — get more intense. The flare-up might entail more pain, swelling, and...

December 3, 2020 / 3 min read


World Spine Day: Pandemic Pushes Low Back...

Long before the coronavirus pandemic, back pain was the second-most common cause of a visit to the doctor after the common cold. Issues with the...

October 15, 2020 / 4 min read


‘Appropriate’ Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tears

The most common shoulder injuries treated among older adults in the United States are rotator cuff tears, according to information published this summer by the...

October 13, 2020 / 4 min read


Back on the Slopes After Knee Surgery

Nick Chavez describes himself as “extreme.” The 35-year-old Coconut Grove sales professional seeks the adventure that comes with hiking, whitewater rafting, jumping off cliffs and...

September 22, 2020 / 3 min read


A Side Effect of Working from Home:...

The prolonged, six-month phase of working from home since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on the backs and necks of...

September 15, 2020 / 4 min read


Kids and Sports Injuries: Fast Growth Spurs...

When your son or daughter goes through what is commonly called a “growth spurt,” he or she could be more vulnerable to sports injuries if...

September 10, 2020 / 2 min read


Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute is...

So-called “long bone injuries” — most likely the result of a traumatic impact commonly seen in vehicular accidents — can be a challenge for surgeons...

September 9, 2020 / 3 min read