Tag: sports medicine

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

All-Star forward Kevin Durant, of the Golden State Warriors, was forced out of Game 5 of the NBA Finals Monday...

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

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

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

Roundup: Aggressive Treatment of ‘Mini-Strokes’ Cuts Risk...

Patients who received medical attention with 24 hours of having a mini-stroke performed better on health assessments.

April 22, 2016

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Burpees are considered a cardio-strength exercise that increases your heart rate while building muscle. Burpees involve your entire body, particularly your arms and shoulders. This...

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Many men half his age would be hard-pressed to match Alberto Gonzalez’s energy, enthusiasm and determination. After undergoing treatment for prostate cancer over the past...

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Roundup: Soda Habit and Health Risks;...

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Prostate Cancer: More Men are Benefiting...

Prostate cancer is the second-most common and the second leading cause of cancer death among men in the United States. But the U.S. rate of...

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Obesity, Hypertension Harming Progress Against Heart...

Many years of progress in fighting heart disease, which remains the No. 1 killer of all Americans, seems to have plateaued, and may be reversing,...