Fitness


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


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


Tips on Controlling Portion Sizes

If you’ve been eating on the run or at restaurants, you’ve probably noticed that portion sizes have increased over the years. And so are Americans’...

March 6, 2017 / 2 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


Heart Palpitations: When is it Serious?

Having heart palpitations is often associated with a racing heart beat. But the term covers other irregularities related to the body’s “electrical system” that should...

February 13, 2017 / 2 min read


2017 Miami Marathon and Half Marathon (Video)

An international field of 25,000 runners from 80 countries made their way to the start line of the 15th edition of the Miami Marathon and...

January 29, 2017 / 1 min read


Why They Run (Part II): Marathoners Share...

In the second of our two-part series,  four more participants training for the Miami Marathon and Half Marathon on January 29 share their inspiring stories....

January 25, 2017 / 6 min read


A Simple Scan Determines ‘Body Fat Composition’...

The most complete and precise analysis of your so-called “body fat composition” can be realized with a 10-to-15-minute scan that involves low-dose radiation and no...

January 16, 2017 / 2 min read


Never Too Late: Building Muscle and Strength...

Repeated research has shown that, through weight training, men and women in their 60s and beyond can grow muscles as big and strong as an...

January 4, 2017 / 3 min read