Tag: Miami Neuroscience Institute

New Front-Line Drug Therapy for Stroke Patients...

Since 1995, patients arriving at a hospital within 4.5 hours of onset of stroke symptoms have been treated with alteplase,...

January 18, 2022

Decorating for the Holidays? Doctors Share Tips...

Here in South Florida and around the country, emergency departments see a notable increase in falls, back strains and other...

December 11, 2021

Minimally Invasive ‘HiFU’ Beat Her Essential Tremor:...

Life with “essential tremor” — one of the most common movement disorders — is disruptive and debilitating. So much that...

December 1, 2021

Sugar, Artificial Sweeteners & Your Brain

We all know that excess sugar in our diet can lead to diabetes and weight gain. But did you ever...

November 30, 2021

Artificial Sweeteners: Top Reasons for Monitoring, Reducing...

Because of the widespread use of artificial sweeteners in drinks and packaged foods, many people consume them without even realizing...

November 16, 2021

Epilepsy and Its Various Treatment Options

When you think about epilepsy, you most likely picture someone having a dramatic seizure, where they collapse to the ground...

November 11, 2021

To Keep a Healthy Spine, Try Following...

Regular stretching, strengthening and low-impact exercises, especially Pilates, can help reduce chronic or acute back pain for many people. Most...

November 10, 2021

World Spine Day: Pandemic Pushes Low Back...

Long before the pandemic, back pain was the second-most common cause of a visit to the doctor after the common...

October 15, 2021

International Patient’s Positive Attitude Aids in Her...

A routine trip to the supermarket became anything but for Grand Cayman resident Tania Slijper. The 57-year-old had just pulled...

September 27, 2021

Pain Management Solutions: More Options Help Chronic...

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

September 27, 2021

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If you’re a regular runner — or going as far as training for a marathon or half-marathon — you’ve probably had those worrisome moments when...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What You Need...

Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common conditions affecting the hand and is highly responsive to treatment, says Dalibel Bravo, M.D., a board-certified,...

Why ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ Are Good Medicine

Getting a prescription for a medication is nothing new. Neither is getting your doctor’s advice to exercise regularly. When that advice takes the form of...

New Front-Line Drug Therapy for Stroke...

Since 1995, patients arriving at a hospital within 4.5 hours of onset of stroke symptoms have been treated with alteplase, a type of tPA medication...

Beating the Odds: Pancreatic Cancer Survivor...

At the start of 2019, Bob Dickinson got a diagnosis no one wants ― pancreatic cancer. Until very recently, pancreatic cancer cases rarely have had...

Roundup: Immunocompromised Eligible for Additional Booster;...

More People, Especially the Immunocompromised, are Eligible for Additional Vaccine Doses as Omicron Cases Surge Eligibility for boosters expanded this month, with the U.S. Centers...

Resolve to Take Care of Your...

Self-care – and learning how to make it a part of your daily life – plays a key role in maintaining good mental health, and...

Knee and Hip Arthritis: Self-Assessment and...

Could the pain you are feeling be arthritis? Francisco J. Garcia, physician assistant at the arthritis clinic at Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, answered...

Omicron Wave Woes: COVID-19 in 2022

New year, new COVID surge. The Omicron variant has swept across the country, bringing with it new questions about testing, symptoms, quarantine guidelines, boosters, treatments,...