Orthopedics & Sports Medicine


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


Lower Back Pain: Physical Therapies Over Meds...

New guidelines from the American College of Physicians (ACP) emphasize that doctors should suggest prescription pain medicines only as a last resort after patients try...

February 17, 2017 / 3 min read


Orthopedic Surgeon Saves Nigerian Woman’s Leg (Video)

For Ndidi Elizabeth Ojobo, 29, what was expected to be a final, uneventful follow-up appointment with her orthopedic surgeon turned into a surprise celebration of...

February 16, 2017 / 2 min read


Bilateral Knee Replacement: A Grateful Patient’s Story

A cancer survivor, Maria Lopez, 65, can now add bilateral knee replacement to her list of personal triumphs. In early 2016, while Lopez was at...

February 2, 2017 / 1 min read