Orthopedics & Sports Medicine


‘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


BioSkills Lab Prepares Future Surgeons with Real-World...

Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, is training future surgeons in a real-world environment so that they are fully...

August 11, 2020 / 1 min read


Playing in Orlando ‘Bubble’: Team Physician for...

The Miami HEAT kicked off its return last week within the so-called NBA Orlando “bubble,” where the pandemic-shortened 2019-2020 season is back underway. The NBA’s...

August 7, 2020 / 5 min read


Helping Hands: Expert Care can Help with...

Sketch pencil in her right hand, Laida Arcia Carro (pictured above) adds tiny details to complete her portrait of a strong Haitian woman. Ms. Carro...

August 5, 2020 / 3 min read


Solving a Painful Mystery Gets Family Back...

When sisters Gabriella and Veronica Roque joke around and tease each other playfully, it’s like music to the ears of their mom, Natalie. Their world...

July 22, 2020 / 4 min read