Orthopedics & Sports Medicine


Here’s How Arthritis is Diagnosed and Treated...

Arthritis affects roughly 55 million U.S. adults — about 1 in 4 — and it’s one of the most common chronic conditions in the nation....

June 18, 2020 / 3 min read


Common Foot Problem — Plantar Fasciitis —...

If the worst pain or discomfort comes when you take your first steps after waking up in the morning or sitting for a long time,...

June 16, 2020 / 3 min read


After Ankle Replacement, It’s Smooth Walking for...

Capt. Spencer Slate, the skipper of his own scuba diving boats in Key Largo, was always active in sports while growing up in North Carolina....

May 19, 2020 / 3 min read


Keeping Young Athletes On Track During Pandemic

Many student athletes around the country are feeling lost during this COVID-19 pandemic. Spring seasons were cut short or canceled entirely and the status of...

May 14, 2020 / 3 min read


Tips for (Masked) Runners to Stay Injury-Free,...

Many people have started jogging or brisk-walking regularly to get out of the house during this weeks-long COVID-19 pandemic. Now, with many public parks re-opening...

May 4, 2020 / 3 min read


New Robotic-Arm Tech for Knee Replacements Offers...

Robotic-arm assisted surgery for total or partial knee replacements is becoming more common for the growing number of patients suffering from pain caused by arthritis...

February 6, 2020 / 2 min read


Super Bowl LIV: Dolphins Team Physicians to...

When Super Bowl LIV gets underway this Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, physicians with Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute will be...

January 30, 2020 / 3 min read


Roundup: ‘Burnout’ Linked to AFib; Blood Pressure...

Mental and Physical Exhaustion, or ‘Burnout’, Linked to AFib Heart Condition, Study Says If you feel mental and physical exhaustion regularly — also known as...

January 17, 2020 / 4 min read


Hip Replacement Surgery Keeps Dance Pioneer Moving

Movement has been a constant in Karen Peterson’s life. Ever since she took her first dance class as a young girl, she has been enthralled...

October 14, 2019 / 3 min read


Core Muscle Strength and Spine Health: It’s...

Orthopedic physicians and fitness trainers agree that even those who do regular strength-building exercises often overlook the so-called “core muscles” that make up the abdomen...

October 11, 2019 / 3 min read