Tag: Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute

Aggressive Therapy Keeps Athletic Dreams on Track

Max Diaz’s entire future hinged on how well — and how quickly — he could recover from a catastrophic elbow...

August 14, 2019

Early Sports Specialization Puts Student-Athletes at Risk...

Sports medicine experts at Baptist Health’s Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute are seeing an increasing number of overuse injuries...

July 29, 2019

Miami Dolphins Open Training Camp with Donation...

The Miami Dolphins Foundation pledged $1.5-million over the next 5 years to Baptist Health Foundation to support Miami Orthopedics &...

July 25, 2019

10,000 Steps Daily? How Many Do You...

Taking 10,000 steps a day for optimal health has become a widely held belief. But walking that much may not...

July 15, 2019

New Shoulder Surgery Option: Fewer Complications, Faster...

Once Jerry Tobin could no longer enjoy his hobbies because of pain in his shoulders, he went to his primary...

June 17, 2019

Motion Analysis Fine-Tunes Rehab of Orthopedic Injuries...

All-Star forward Kevin Durant, of the Golden State Warriors, was forced out of Game 5 of the NBA Finals Monday...

June 11, 2019

Is ‘Cracking Your Neck‘ or ‘Popping Your...

You may have heard your co-workers “cracking” their knuckles on occasion after long bouts of typing. Or you may know...

May 2, 2019

Exercise vs. Meds: Are They Equally Effective...

Regular exercise can have an empowering effect on one’s health — and even lower blood pressure and reduce visceral body...

April 3, 2019

Rotator Cuff Injuries: Tennis Players, Pitchers and...

Tears, sprains or strains to the shoulder’s rotator cuff are common injuries for certain athletes, particularly tennis players and baseball...

March 28, 2019

Miami Open: Serena Williams’ Withdrawal Puts Spotlight...

News over the weekend from the Miami Open at Hard Rock Stadium highlights the prevalence of knee injuries, one of...

March 25, 2019

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Care On Demand Ushers in a...

For those old enough to remember when doctors used to make house calls, there is a fast-growing trend in healthcare that now brings the doctor...

Roundup: High Blood Pressure & Pregnancy;...

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Rises Dramatically Since 1970, New Study Finds There has been a sharp rise in high blood pressure among pregnant women...

#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Burpee Breakdown

Burpees are considered a cardio-strength exercise that increases your heart rate while building muscle. Burpees involve your entire body, particularly your arms and shoulders. This...

Proton Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer with...

Many men half his age would be hard-pressed to match Alberto Gonzalez’s energy, enthusiasm and determination. After undergoing treatment for prostate cancer over the past...

Vaping-Linked Deaths, Lung Disease Cases are...

Five confirmed deaths and nearly 500 cases of lung illness are now potentially linked to e-cigarette products, according to U.S. public health officials investigating the...

Processing ‘Biospecimens’ Propels Cancer-Fighting Discoveries

Headline-making advances in precision medicine rely on more than funding and facilities. Without access to donated human tissue, these discoveries would be impossible. Every person’s...

Roundup: Soda Habit and Health Risks;...

Just Two Soft Drinks a Day Could Increase Risk of Early Death, New Research Finds Researchers have found that drinking two or more soft drinks...

Prostate Cancer: More Men are Benefiting...

Prostate cancer is the second-most common and the second leading cause of cancer death among men in the United States. But the U.S. rate of...

How Fiber is Key to a...

Most people understand that fiber helps keep the digestive tract flowing, by keeping bowel movements regular. But there a many other benefits to fiber-rich diets,...

Obesity, Hypertension Harming Progress Against Heart...

Many years of progress in fighting heart disease, which remains the No. 1 killer of all Americans, seems to have plateaued, and may be reversing,...