Knee Injury

Common Knee Injuries and How To Treat Them

Your knee is a very complex joint with many components, making it vulnerable to a variety of injuries. Some of the most common knee injuries include fractures, dislocations, sprains, and ligament tears.
 

Many knee injuries can be successfully treated with simple measures, such as bracing and rehabilitation exercises. Other injuries may require surgery to correct.

Bike Safety & Common Injuries

Did you know more than 80 million people in the United States have taken up bicycling for fun, exercise, and transportation? According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 1.3 million cycling injuries were reported in 2014. On a per capita basis, Florida recorded an annual average of about 5.7 cyclist deaths per million residents,

Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

If you work an office job or you often perform repetitive tasks, you are at risk for developing carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that causes pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and arm. It is also known as median nerve entrapment or median nerve compression.

How to Easily Combat Running Related Injuries and Boost Energy

Spring is upon us and in conjunction with those inevitable April showers comes the time of year when runners, both novice and experts, decide to hit the pavement.  Running provides a myriad of health benefits to those who decide to engage in the activity.  One of the main benefits is the reduction of weight.  Even after the run is complete the calories continue to burn. 

How to Relieve Your Knee Pain with Accurate Diagnosis and Treatment

One of the most common knee injuries requiring arthroscopic surgery is a torn meniscus.  Now, you may be wondering exactly what is a meniscus and more importantly what purpose does it serve.

 

There are two C-shaped rubbery discs called menisci located within the knee joint between the tibia (shin bone) and the femur (thigh bone). 

How Knee Pain Caused by an ACL Tear is Diagnosed and Treated

Plans for a blog series addressing one of our most common patient complaint has been on our topic list for some time.  We recently visited the new Hard Rock Stadium for a University of Miami Hurricane game and here, in this brand new setting being in the midst of football season, seemed like the perfect time to launch our new series on knee pain.

Spotlight on Popular Dancer’s Decision to become a Medical Student

Do you recall your favorite pastime as a child? Some children enjoy sports and hope to be the next Lebron James or Peyton Manning.  Others believe they will have their break on The Voice or some other “talent search” show.  Well for Kim, she loved dancing, more than anything.  She wanted to be famous ballerina and her heart was set on that dream.

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