Tag: Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute

Back on the Slopes After Knee Surgery

Nick Chavez describes himself as “extreme.” The 35-year-old Coconut Grove sales professional seeks the adventure that comes with hiking, whitewater...

September 22, 2020

Kids and Sports Injuries: Fast Growth Spurs...

When your son or daughter goes through what is commonly called a “growth spurt,” he or she could be more...

September 10, 2020

Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute is...

So-called “long bone injuries” — most likely the result of a traumatic impact commonly seen in vehicular accidents — can...

September 9, 2020

Another COVID-19 Side-Effect: At-Home Injuries

For the millions of Americans working from home as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it may come as no...

August 31, 2020

BioSkills Lab Prepares Future Surgeons with Real-World...

Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, is training future surgeons in a real-world environment...

August 11, 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

Helping Hands: Expert Care can Help with...

Sketch pencil in her right hand, Laida Arcia Carro (pictured above) adds tiny details to complete her portrait of a...

August 5, 2020

Getting Back to the Gym? Here’s Expert...

Gyms and fitness centers have started to open up again in South Florida under tighter requirements involving mask wearing and...

July 13, 2020

Hand and Wrist Surgeon Relieves Pain, Restores...

With South Florida’s year-round warm weather, outdoor sports like golf, tennis and running are always popular – especially now as...

July 7, 2020

Hip Arthroscopy: Minimally Invasive Procedure to Manage...

With advances in surgical instrumentation and techniques, hip arthroscopy has evolved to help patients with certain injuries or positional hip...

July 1, 2020

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Homestead Hospital’s Grow2Heal garden is well known for growing fresh produce to feed, and educate the community about healthier living. Now, Grow2Heal is also partnering...

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Case Study: Backup Plan Helps Save...

The situation appeared dire for a 67-year-old patient whose heart was so weak it could not pump enough blood to sustain his body. He was...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Ceviche Ecuadorian-Style

In the United States, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15.  During this time, we recognize the histories, cultures, customs, diversity...

Bump on Shoulder Leads to Surprise...

It was 2016 and Humberto de Lara and his family were looking forward to celebrating the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday at their home in Pinecrest. While...

Fighting Pancreatic Cancer With ‘Intra-arterial Chemotherapy’...

Challenging to diagnose and difficult to treat, pancreatic cancer is projected to become the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths this year. The 5-year survival rate...

Back on the Slopes After Knee...

Nick Chavez describes himself as “extreme.” The 35-year-old Coconut Grove sales professional seeks the adventure that comes with hiking, whitewater rafting, jumping off cliffs and...

Ready for In-Person School? 12 Safety...

While most people yearn for a return to a pre-pandemic “normal,” are you ready to send your child back to in-person school? For many families,...