Tag: Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute

Student Athlete’s Comeback from ACL Reconstruction

Student athlete Amelia Varela, 17, recalls the moment earlier this year when she injured her knee and tore her anterior...

November 7, 2018

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

Injury Prevention Tips for Triathletes

There’s little doubt that triathletes are a special breed of competitors, with required training in disciplines covering the popular sport’s...

September 27, 2018

Miami Dolphins Team Physicians Keep Players Healthy...

For nearly 20 years, the Miami Dolphins have turned to orthopedic surgeon and team Medical Director, John Uribe, M.D., to...

September 21, 2018

Coming Together to Keep You Moving: The...

People who need treatment for orthopedic injuries and conditions will soon have a new and improved place to go in...

August 23, 2018

Kids’ Sports: Playing Safe to Avoid Overuse...

Students returning to the classroom this time of year also means many are resuming sports activities on fields and courts....

August 21, 2018

Preventing Girls’ Knee Injuries During Sports

Girls kicking and throwing balls, running up and down a field or court and lifting weights to keep muscles strong...

July 31, 2018

Joint Replacement Surgery: Knees and Hips

When a knee or hip joint wears away, due to injury or disease, joint replacement surgery may be an option...

July 18, 2018

Baptist Health Hosts Youth Tennis Event at...

A special event held at the Miami Open this week gave a group of local children the opportunity to practice their...

March 29, 2018

Lumbar Stress Fractures: A Growing Trend in...

Stress fractures in one or more of the small bones that make up the lower back, or lumbar, are becoming...

February 28, 2018

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Summer seems like the season when we should be most carefree. But it actually is associated with a spike in injuries and illnesses, statistics show....

Defying the Odds: He Survives Twice-Ruptured...

A network engineer and father, Javier Quintana, 53, was very active and physically fit, playing tennis regularly and weight training three times a week. But...