Tag: sports medicine

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

Many students are resuming sports activities on fields and courts. While the competition and excitement of winning are positive lures,...

April 6, 2021

Super Bowl LIV: Dolphins Team Physicians to...

When Super Bowl LIV gets underway this Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, physicians with Miami Orthopedics &...

January 30, 2020

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

Extensive and specialized physical therapy usually follows a torn or ruptured Achilles. And you don’t have to be an NBA...

June 11, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

Physical Exams Are Critical for Student Athletes

Comprehensive physical examinations tailored for student athletes can help prevent seemingly inexplicable deaths and serious injuries.

October 20, 2016

Olympians Give Kinesio Taping, Other Therapies High...

They are just part of the breadth of therapeutic treatments that keep these high-powered athletes going strong.

August 18, 2016

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If you’re a regular runner — or going as far as training for a marathon or half-marathon — you’ve probably had those worrisome moments when...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What You Need...

Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common conditions affecting the hand and is highly responsive to treatment, says Dalibel Bravo, M.D., a board-certified,...

Why ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ Are Good Medicine

Getting a prescription for a medication is nothing new. Neither is getting your doctor’s advice to exercise regularly. When that advice takes the form of...

New Front-Line Drug Therapy for Stroke...

Since 1995, patients arriving at a hospital within 4.5 hours of onset of stroke symptoms have been treated with alteplase, a type of tPA medication...

Beating the Odds: Pancreatic Cancer Survivor...

At the start of 2019, Bob Dickinson got a diagnosis no one wants ― pancreatic cancer. Until very recently, pancreatic cancer cases rarely have had...

Roundup: Immunocompromised Eligible for Additional Booster;...

More People, Especially the Immunocompromised, are Eligible for Additional Vaccine Doses as Omicron Cases Surge Eligibility for boosters expanded this month, with the U.S. Centers...

Resolve to Take Care of Your...

Self-care – and learning how to make it a part of your daily life – plays a key role in maintaining good mental health, and...

Knee and Hip Arthritis: Self-Assessment and...

Could the pain you are feeling be arthritis? Francisco J. Garcia, physician assistant at the arthritis clinic at Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, answered...

Omicron Wave Woes: COVID-19 in 2022

New year, new COVID surge. The Omicron variant has swept across the country, bringing with it new questions about testing, symptoms, quarantine guidelines, boosters, treatments,...

Dealing with Omicron Surge: Baptist Health...

The Omicron variant, much more transmissible than the previously dominant Delta strain, has yet to peak in South Florida and across the nation, as hospitals...