The Most Common Causes of Low Back Pain

by Jsantos, July 28, 2017

The Most Common Causes of Low Back Pain Did you know that 80% of people will experience back pain this year? For most people, back pain starts out innocent enough. A little tweak after working out too hard or lifting a heavy box, or maybe after a night of restless … Continue reading

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Our Number One Villain

by Jsantos, July 22, 2017

Our Number One Villain When it comes to medicine, nothing beats preventive medicine; however, for orthopedic doctors works a little bit different since they handle, among other things, trauma caused by accidents or similar cases. But lets go back to preventive medicine. At our practice, we always have advocated good … Continue reading

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When your ACL Injury Requires Surgery

by Jsantos, June 23, 2017

When your ACL Injury Requires Surgery The anterior cruciate ligament or ACL is one of the four main ligaments connecting the femur to the tibia. The ACL provides stability as you move your knee. A torn ACL may occur if your knee joint over rotates or if you receive a … Continue reading

Filled under : Knee Surgery

Understanding Common Aerobic Terms Part 3

by Jsantos, May 27, 2017

Understanding Common Aerobic Terms Part 3 Naples Sports Medicine This the last part of the most common aerobic terms used in sports medicine. Check part one and part two uf you want to learn the whole dictionary. Specificity of training  refers to the fact that the effects of training are specific … Continue reading

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Getting In and Out of Bed After a Hip Replacement: 7 Steps to Follow

by Jsantos, May 20, 2017

Getting In and Out of Bed After a Hip Replacement 7 Steps to Follow After a hip replacement, you must be very careful with every move you make so you don’t get hurt. You can surely avoid many things or situations; however, you can not avoid getting in and out … Continue reading

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Understanding Common Aerobic Terms Part 2

by Jsantos, May 5, 2017

Understanding Common Aerobic Terms Part 2 Naples Sports Medicine We continue our mandarin translation of the most common aerobic terms used in sports medicine. Check part one to catch up. Maximum Oxygen Consumption, (also referred to as VO2 max and maximum oxygen uptake) is the maximum amount of oxygen that … Continue reading

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Understanding Common Aerobic Terms | Part 1

by Jsantos, May 5, 2017

Understanding Common Aerobic Terms | Part 1 Sports Medicine Exercise scientists have often not made it easy for non-members of the scientific community to fully understand aerobic fitness.  Incomprehensible terms and phrases are frequently the rule,  rather than  the exception, in the attempts to explain the procedures and the consequences … Continue reading

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Knee Arthritis: Cortisone & Gel Shots

by Jsantos, April 15, 2017

Knee Arthritis: Cortisone & Gel Shots When it comes to knee arthritis, there are different ways to tackle the problem. As medicine has evolved, new techniques and procedures have been created and implemented to improve patients with arthritis. Among them, the relative new stem cell treatment. However, traditional methods like … Continue reading

Filled under : Anatomy , Stem cells

Exercise Benefits as you Get Older

by Jsantos, April 8, 2017

Exercise Benefits as you Get Older Naples Sports Medicine Clinically speaking, we begin to age from the moment of conception. As we approach our middle years, if our bodies are not well cared for, the effects of normal aging become apparent. Various organs and systems begin to display deterioration. The … Continue reading

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Shoulder Impingement Surgery

by Jsantos, March 28, 2017

Shoulder Impingement Surgery When your shoulder hurts due to its range of motion movements it might be possible you are suffering from a tendinitis, bursitis or impingement. When nonsurgical treatments such as rest from overhead activities, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines and/or physical therapy do not work, a shoulder impingement surgery becomes … Continue reading

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