Tag: back pain

Spine Care: Getting Back to Health

It is the second-most common cause of a visit to the doctor after the common cold: back pain. And back...

October 8, 2019

Spinal Fusion in Spotlight With Tiger Woods’...

Tiger Woods’ remarkable comeback to win the Masters championship is being celebrated as a great sports achievement. But an increasingly...

April 18, 2019

1 in 5 U.S. Adults Suffer From...

About 20 percent of U.S. adults live with chronic pain, which frequently limits leisure or work activities, according to a...

September 17, 2018

Preventing and Treating Back Pain

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 80 percent of adults living in the United States will...

June 27, 2018

Relieving Sciatica’s Radiating Pain

Sciatica is a term you may have heard associated with leg pain emanating from the back. It’s also a reason...

January 16, 2018

Curbing the Opioid Epidemic

When Florida Governor Rick Scott declared the state’s opioid epidemic a public health emergency in May, many in healthcare applauded....

September 21, 2017

Backpack Safety Tips: Lightening the Load (Infographic)

Tips for keeping your child safe from backpack-related injury are outlined in the infographic below.

August 10, 2017

Roundup: Yoga Can Help Alleviate Back Pain;...

Research supports the many health benefits of yoga, including increasing strength and flexibility, improving lung function and lowering blood pressure. Now, add back...

June 23, 2017

Roundup: Over-the-Counter Painkillers (NSAIDs) Linked to Higher...

Common over-the-counter pills and capsules are often used to relieve pain or reduce fever, but new research suggests they may...

May 12, 2017

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...

April 12, 2017

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Low Vaccination Rates During Pregnancy Leave...

More than half of pregnant women in the U.S. – 65 percent – have not received “two safe and effective vaccines” recommended to reduce the...

Hip Replacement Surgery Keeps Dance Pioneer...

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...

Roundup: CDC Warns of Record-High STDs;...

Public Health Officials Warn of ‘Severe Health’ Issues from Record High STDs U.S. public health officials are warning adults of dramatic increases in confirmed cases...

‘Cancer in My Life was a...

In her early 30s and out of the high-risk age group, Sara Ordonez found out she had breast cancer, stage 2. The diagnosis came after...

Cancer Prevention and Genetic Testing: Deciphering...

Do you have a history of breast cancer in your family? That’s a question that many women cannot answer concisely, if at all. At Miami...

Top 4 Flu Shot Myths Debunked

During the annual flu season, mostly during the fall and winter months, millions of Americans fall ill, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized, and tens of...

Miami HEAT Sports Medicine Center Opens...

The Miami HEAT and Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute have teamed up to bring world-class orthopedic care to the South Florida community on the...

Spine Care: Getting Back to Health

It is the second-most common cause of a visit to the doctor after the common cold: back pain. And back pain is a top disabling...

Challenges of Treating ‘Triple-Negative’ Breast Cancer

Even its name is daunting to women diagnosed with it — triple-negative breast cancer. It occurs in about 10 to 20 percent of diagnosed breast...

Roundup: Vaping’s ‘Chemical Burns’; ADHD Guidelines...

Some Vaping-Linked Lung Injuries Resemble Chemical Burns, Researchers Say The damage to the lungs of some people who have become ill from vaping resembles chemical...