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Dolphin Cancer Challenge 2020

On Saturday, February 29th, 2020, I was lucky enough to participate alongside 6,000 others in an incredible event in support of cancer survivors and cancer fighters everywhere. The 2020 Dolphin Cancer Challenge, hosted by the UM Sylvester Cancer Center, the Miami Dolphins and thousands of others across South Florida, was an event that I will...

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How to select comfortable high heels

The words “comfortable” and “high heels” are often not used together very often. But for women who are walking the line between both, here is a recent article in Prevention Magazine highlighting tips and tricks to make it through the day or night a few inches taller and far more comfortable! https://www.prevention.com/health/comfy-stylish-heels

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Ankle Fractures and Tendons

Ankle fractures come in all shapes and sizes. Most are mild and can be managed with a walking-boot or a cast. Occasionally, they are more severe and can involve several parts of the ankle, such as the medial and lateral malleoli. Once two of the three main bony supports of the ankle are compromised, surgery...

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Independence AND recovery!!!

I-Walk-Free keeps patients moving! This patient suffered a calcaneus, or heel bone fracture. He was unable to bear weight on the foot for 8 weeks. This is significantly limiting as use of crutches or a walker make it nearly impossible to mobilize in a home or office setting. Use of these aides also occupies the...

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PRP brings Cobi Morales back to Racing!

Cobi is a nationally ranked triathlete and co-owner of iRun.  He was also #1 in the world in his age group for triathlon.  A chronic, debilitating achilles tendonitis kept him from training and performing at his true capacity.  This gifted athlete came to my office ready to stop running, ready to have surgery and ready...

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Runner returns to racing!!!

Meet Ana Cadreche, one of our many athletes!  Ana runs 80+ miles weekly and often places in her age group for marathon.  She is also a part-time triathlete and a full – time special education Teacher.  Ana suffered a stress fracture of her hip, requiring a large metal plate and screw implant to heal the...

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Dr. Deben added to The Coral Gables Surgical Center Staff

Thank you to Maria Freed, Director, and the Board at Coral Gables Surgical Center for inviting Dr. Deben onto their staff.  Now we have a surgical center in the South part of Dade county for our outpatient needs.  See the blog post for more on Dr. Deben.   https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/top-female-orthopedic-surgeon-staff-knows-how-rock-freed-mhsa?trk=hp-feed-article-title-publish