Tag: Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What You Need to...

Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common conditions affecting the hand and is highly responsive to treatment, says...

January 19, 2022

Getting Back on Track With Your Health

Did you fall off the healthy-habits wagon over the holidays? Don’t beat yourself up. And don’t give in to the...

January 7, 2022

Fitness Resolution Injuries: Exercise Equipment Mishaps and...

Many people are vowing to get into shape as their 2022 resolution — only to find unwelcome barriers that include...

January 4, 2022

From Ladder-Related Shoulder Mishaps to Snow-Skiing Leg...

Many common holiday activities can cause serious injuries — primarily among them putting up or taking down outdoor lighting while...

December 20, 2021

For People with Arthritis, Exercising Regularly and...

If you have some degree of arthritis — as do an estimated one quarter of the adult U.S. population —...

December 14, 2021

Common Running Injuries and How to Prevent,...

Running for exercise is an excellent way to maintain physical and mental health, but it can also be a source...

December 9, 2021

Top Hydration Tips for Runners and Anyone...

Runners across South Florida are starting to train hard for upcoming distance events during fall and winter months, covering 5K,...

November 4, 2021

Knee Pain in Adults – Causes and...

About 30 percent of adults will experience chronic knee pain, says Charles M. Lawrie, M.D., a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon...

October 12, 2021

Senior Olympian Competing Again With Pain-Free Knees...

David Host, a retired teacher who became a “senior Olympian,” will turn 70 this year. A standout example of fitness...

September 8, 2021

Runner’s Knee: Facts on This Fairly Common,...

The medical term is patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) — but you probably know the condition as “runner’s knee” — referring...

August 23, 2021

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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,...