Tag: Orthopedics

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

Bouncing Back From Shoulder Tennis Injuries

Despite recent recoveries from shoulder injuries, a couple of women’s pro tennis players served up enough force and finesse to...

April 1, 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

Watch Now: Stem-Cell Therapy Enhances Orthopedic Care

Sports medicine physicians at Baptist Health South Florida are using adult stem cells to treat patients with injuries and damage...

June 27, 2016

Heel Fractures: A Step Toward Healing

The surgical technique involves using special equipment, screws and plates to put the bones back together.

June 8, 2016

Golfers: Tee Off Against Hip Pain (VIDEO)

Thousands of golf enthusiasts are watching the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship in Miami this week, paying close attention to the players'...

March 4, 2016

Marathon Profiles 2016: Why They Run (Part...

(This is the second in a series of three articles this month focusing on runners taking part in the Miami...

January 18, 2016

Doc Talk: Putting NFL Knee Injuries in...

National Football League games are fast and full of violent collisions. Although concussions are concerning and have received widespread media...

December 28, 2015

Watch Now: Treatment and Prevention of Common...

With players at the Miami Open gearing up for championship matches this weekend, professional and recreational tennis players, alike, know...

April 2, 2015

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U.S. Smoking Rate Hits All-Time Low,...

About 14 percent of U.S. adults said they were smokers last year — that’s down from 16 percent the year before and down from about...

This Small Change in Your Diet...

Reducing your caloric intake by 15 percent may lead to a longer, healthier life, according to a recent clinical trial. Participants in the two-year study...

Defeating Cancer: Immunotherapy Takes Another Promising...

Over the last few years, immunotherapy has evolved into a very promising new frontier for fighting some types of cancers, sometimes reprogramming a person’s own...

Roundup: New EKG Guidelines, Common Meds’...

Electrocardiograms Not Recommended for Low-Risk Patients, New Guidelines Say An electrocardiogram — commonly known as an EKG or ECG — is a test that measures...

Healthy Recipe: Coconut Pineapple Panna Cotta...

Panna cotta is a chilled Italian dessert traditionally made of sweetened cream thickened with gelatin and served in a mold. Meaning “cooked cream” in Italian,...

Bursitis: How You Get It and...

It’s one of the most common overuse injuries, according to orthopedists and sports medicine experts – bursitis. What Is Bursitis? Simply put, it occurs when...

Stand Up for Your Health: How...

You know that foggy, unfocused feeling you get after sitting too long at your desk? It may very well be your brain getting thinner, reducing...

New Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screenings...

Research has clearly established that people are being diagnosed with colorectal cancer at younger ages, a trend so concerning that the American Cancer Society (ACS)...

Roundup: Sunscreens With Higher SPFs; Ban...

Sunscreen With SPF 100 Offers Better Protection Than SPF 50, New Study Finds The value of sunscreen products with an SPF (sun protection factor) higher...

Thousands of Breast Cancer Patients Can...

As many as 60,000 women a year in the U.S. with certain types of early-stage breast cancer could benefit from treatments that are less invasive...