What To Know About Rotator Cuff Injuries

Know About Rotator Cuff Injuries

A lot is riding on your shoulders. When you injure a shoulder, or it starts to hurt or limit your range of motion, even simple tasks can become painful ordeals, and getting a good night’s sleep may seem like an unobtainable dream. One of the most common shoulder problems we see at OrthoMiami involves injuries […]

How Long Do PRP Injections Last?

At OrthoMiami, we increasingly use platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy as an effective, safe, and non-invasive treatment for a variety of common ailments, from knee arthritis to tendonitis to ankle sprains. PRP therapy uses the body’s own healing processes to significantly speed up the repair and recovery of damaged tendons, ligaments, and other tissue. This revolutionary […]

What Is a Strain Injury?

Your muscles and tendons do a lot of work and can take a lot of punishment, but they are not indestructible. If you overuse, overstretch, or hyperextend them beyond their breaking point, they will let you know through pain, swelling, tenderness – the telltale signs of a strain injury. Strains v. Sprains Strains are not […]

How to Prevent Slip and Fall Accidents

Falls by actors and comedians on TV and in the movies have been the source of countless chuckles for generations. But in real life, falls are anything but a laughing matter. In fact, slip and fall accidents are deadly serious for hundreds of thousands of Americans every year and are the leading cause of fatal […]

Understanding Joint Pain

When we talk about joint pain, we aren’t talking about one thing. Depending on the source and cause of the inflammation, discomfort, stiffness, and loss of strength and mobility associated with “joint pain,” we could be talking about ligament pain, cartilage pain, bone pain, tendon pain, or muscle pain. All of these tissues come together […]

How Does My Diet Affect My Healing After Surgery?

My Diet Affects Healing After Surgery During surgery, you don’t have much control over how things will go. The success of your procedure is in the hands of your surgeon and the other professionals in the operating room. But after your surgery, the choices you make can play a big role in determining how effectively […]