Orthopedics & Sports Medicine


New Knees Keep This Baby Boomer Moving...

Bob Pack, 69, has always led a physically active life. But working as a carpenter and staying fit by running and playing basketball eventually took...

May 31, 2017 / 2 min read


Bone Health Update: Treating, Preventing Osteoporosis (Video)

Osteoporosis is increasingly being diagnosed in Americans over 50, fueled in large part by the millions of baby boomers reaching retirement age every year. But...

May 30, 2017 / 2 min read


Expanding Use of Plasma Injections in Orthopedic...

In recent years, both famous athletes and not-so-famous weekend warriors have received platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections to heal common orthopedic injuries, in many cases avoiding...

May 8, 2017 / 4 min read


Being ‘Double-Jointed’ Can Be a Pain for...

When a child or adolescent experiencing chronic joint pain or dislocations visits Roger Saldana, M.D., a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine...

April 13, 2017 / 3 min read


Lower Back Pain: When to See Your...

Have you experienced pain in the lower portion of your spine? You are not alone. About 80 percent of adult Americans will have lower back...

April 12, 2017 / 2 min read


Preventing Fractures: Signs, Risk Factors of Osteoporosis...

Osteoporosis, and the condition that precedes it, osteopenia (low bone mass), is not just a problem for older adults past retirement age. It is a...

April 4, 2017 / 4 min read


Bouncing Back From Shoulder Tennis Injuries

Despite recent recoveries from shoulder injuries, a couple of women’s pro tennis players served up enough force and finesse to win two matches each at this...

April 1, 2017 / 2 min read


Recovery From ‘Devastating’ Ankle Injury

Tracy Baker, M.D, a plastic surgeon in Miami is an avid sportsman who enjoys hunting, fishing and all things outdoors. On July 9,2016, during one...

March 20, 2017 / 2 min read


After Toe Joint Replacement, Yoga Instructor is...

Ruth is a dedicated yoga instructor who injured her big toe almost 7 years ago. “I was doing my yoga teacher training and I fell...

March 14, 2017 / 1 min read