Tag: injury prevention

Baptist Health’s Sports Medicine Physicians Tend to...

Like just about every event since the pandemic, the Miami Open tennis tournament at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami...

March 31, 2021

Tips for Long Distance Runners: Beating Physical,...

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended many events, forcing most to go virtual. For 2021, this also applies to the cancelled...

December 28, 2020

Playing in Orlando ‘Bubble’: Team Physician for...

The Miami HEAT kicked off its return last week within the so-called NBA Orlando “bubble,” where the pandemic-shortened 2019-2020 season...

August 7, 2020

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...

May 14, 2020

Triathlon Toughness: Injury Prevention Tips for Training,...

Participants in triathlons are unquestionably tough competitors, requiring training in disciplines covering the popular sport’s swimming, cycling and running regimens....

September 18, 2019

Deadly Falls in Older Adults Rising, Study...

The number of Americans over the age of 75 who die following a fall is rising sharply, according to a...

June 6, 2019

Clarifying the R.I.C.E. Method for Minor Injuries

When should you implement the R.I.C.E. method after a soft-tissue injury? RICE stands for rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Most...

October 30, 2018

Treating Common Summer Injuries (Video)

Summer is synonymous with fun in the sun – kids playing outside, time at the beach or pool and vacations....

June 28, 2018

March Madness: 5 Tips for Basketball Safety

It’s March Madness and the court is calling you. However, be warned -- a pickup game can cost you more...

March 21, 2016

Watch Now: Burns and Other Holiday Dangers...

Every year, burns linked to fireworks create danger and potential tragedy for thousands of families in the U.S.

June 30, 2015

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