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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It’s almost time for kids and teens to return to school. And when it comes to their health, this time of year usually offers a...

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Some people take a multivitamin or other supplement as a nutritional “insurance.” However, food should always be the first source of your vitamin and mineral...