Tag: Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute

Baptist Health Named Among the Best in...

The yearly U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals issue is one of the most anticipated publications by healthcare consumers. The 2017-2018...

August 8, 2017

Miami Dolphins Team Physicians: A Day in...

With off-season training programs, Organized Team Activities (OTAs) and mini camps, National Football League athletes have to keep their bodies...

July 24, 2017

Running for the Health of It

In addition to being positive for overall health, leisurely running can be good for hips and knees. People who run...

June 7, 2017

New Knees Keep This Baby Boomer Moving...

Bob Pack, 69, has always led a physically active life. But working as a carpenter and staying fit by running...

May 31, 2017

Anti-Gravity Treadmill Helps Patients Bounce Back (Video)

If you’ve ever had an injury that made it difficult to walk, you may have discovered that putting weight on...

May 22, 2017

Expanding Use of Plasma Injections in Orthopedic...

In recent years, both famous athletes and not-so-famous weekend warriors have received platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections to heal common orthopedic...

May 8, 2017

Being ‘Double-Jointed’ Can Be a Pain for...

When a child or adolescent experiencing chronic joint pain or dislocations visits Roger Saldana, M.D., a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with...

April 13, 2017

Recovery From ‘Devastating’ Ankle Injury

The Baptist Health South Florida News Team hears from Christopher Hodgkins, M.D., an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon with Miami...

March 20, 2017

Orthopedic Surgeon Saves Nigerian Woman’s Leg (Video)

For Ndidi Elizabeth Ojobo, 29, what was expected to be a final, uneventful follow-up appointment with her orthopedic surgeon turned...

February 16, 2017

Bilateral Knee Replacement: A Grateful Patient’s Story

A cancer survivor, Maria Lopez, 65, can now add bilateral knee replacement to her list of personal triumphs. In early...

February 2, 2017

Recent Posts

Roundup: Top Sleep Health Myths Online;...

These Common Sleep Myths Could Hurt Your Health, Researchers Find People can do fine with five or fewer hours of sleep every night, right? Wrong....

Spinal Fusion in Spotlight With Tiger...

Tiger Woods’ remarkable comeback to win the Masters championship is being celebrated as a great sports achievement. But an increasingly common and effective treatment for...

Healthy Passover Recipes: Creative Uses of...

Tradition reigns supreme at the Passover dinner table, but that still leaves plenty of room to get creative with recipes.  While most people associate Passover...

Healthy Recipe: Bunny Face Brown Rice...

In case you missed the piles of candy bunnies and chocolate eggs in the stores, Easter is around the corner. More holidays have become strongly...

Troubling Trend: More Kids Under 6...

The number of children under the age of 6 rushed to ERs after swallowing small objects — especially such items as button batteries, coins and...

Head and Neck Cancers: Latest on...

Each year, approximately 110,000 U.S. adults are diagnosed with “head and neck” cancers. While most diagnoses are in people older than 50, it is increasingly...

#BaptistHealthy: Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet potato hash is healthy, homemade and hearty. Roasted sweet potato, bell pepper, onion and rosemary are the makings of this winning hash. It also...

Hepatitis A on the Rise: What...

Parts of South Florida are seeing an increase in cases of hepatitis A, a vaccine-preventable, communicable disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A...

Roundup: Poor Diets vs. Smoking; Don’t...

Poor Diets Linked to More Deaths Globally Than Smoking, Says Major New Study Unhealthy eating — fueled by a high intake of sodium, sugary foods...

Eggs and Cholesterol: Unscrambling the Latest...

Another much-hyped study has served up yet more confusion about eggs and their impact on our health, particularly cholesterol — one of the major risk...