Orthopedics & Sports Medicine


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


Miami Celebrates Another HEAT Championship

As a caravan of flat-bed 18-wheelers and double-decker buses traveled Miami’s Biscayne Boulevard, carrying the 2013 NBA Champion Miami HEAT players, coaches and their families,...

June 24, 2013 / 2 min read


Are You a HEAT Fan-atic?

LeBron James, D-Wade and other members of the Miami HEAT are regular dinner guests at my home, as my family tunes in to watch our...

June 6, 2013 / 2 min read


When to Seek Emergency Care for Your...

At Baptist Children’s Hospital Emergency Center, my colleagues and I see a lot of children and teens with sports injuries. Every day, in fact. The...

March 27, 2013 / 2 min read


New Strategies Help Stem Rising Injuries Among...

The rise of organized and competitive sports among youth has led to a corresponding rise in injuries and new strategies to prevent them. “We don’t...

March 5, 2013 / 4 min read


How Young Athletes can Prevent Sports Injuries

Whatever happened to playing just for fun? That’s the rhetorical question sports medicine doctors sometimes ask when they see young athletes with sports injuries.

March 5, 2013 / 2 min read