Orthopedics & Sports Medicine


Break Repairs: Casting vs. Splinting

Most cases of arm or leg fractures require splinting before a cast is molded. But splints for broken bones seem to have gotten a bit...

October 11, 2013 / 2 min read


Pretty Shoes, Painful Feet?

I love my stilettos; but it’s a dysfunctional relationship. I walk on eggshells and pinched toes to make it all work. At the end of...

October 9, 2013 / 3 min read


Concussions Hit Younger Athletes Harder

Football is the No. 1 sport (followed by soccer) that causes the highest frequency of concussions, up to 10 percent of players each season. Of...

October 4, 2013 / 3 min read


HURTING UR HANDS?

Texters beware: Future messages to those on your contact list may be in danger if you ignore pain in your thumbs, fingers, wrists or elbows....

October 3, 2013 / 3 min read


HEAT Champs Reveal Doctor’s Advice to Them

Miami HEAT champions Udonis Haslem and Shane Battier sat down today with Doctors Hospital CEO Nelson Lazo and HEAT team physician Harlan Selesnick, M.D., from Doctors...

September 25, 2013 / 1 min read


Relief from Ankle Pain

Ankle injuries are common and can negatively affect people who suffer from persistent pain, swelling and instability. Baptist Health Medical Group orthopedic surgeon Thomas San...

July 24, 2013 / 1 min read


Baptist Health Hospitals Again Named to Prestigious...

Much like movie industry executives await the Oscar nomination list every January, hospitals look forward to July, when U.S. News & World Report releases its...

July 16, 2013 / 2 min read


Train to Run Safely

Each of us could put a little more activity into our life, and it’s important to find the sport that’s right for us. Some people...

July 14, 2013 / 2 min read


The Health ‘Hook’ of Safe Fishing

For avid fishermen, fishing is fun.  Usually they don’t think about the health benefits of fishing to the body and mind. Yet, research tells us fishing promotes...

July 11, 2013 / 2 min read


Could You Have Frozen Shoulder?

Everybody hurts one of their body parts once in a while, and your shoulders are no exception. If you play tennis or golf, you might...

June 25, 2013 / 2 min read