Blog Archive

I’m Struggling to Lose Weight Sep 19th, 2021

You’ve tried, time and again, to lose weight, and while you’ve had a few small victories along the way, the overall effort hasn’t garnered the results you want. We assure you, you’re not alone. Studies show that half of those who diet put the weight back on in two years,...

Considering Your Treatment Options for a Musculoskeletal Injury Aug 4th, 2021

When your musculoskeletal system is functioning smoothly, you can easily make your way through your day. Of course, the opposite is true when you injure yourself, leaving you struggling with pain and limited function.  Luckily, Dr. Moisés Irizarry-Román and the team here at No Mercy Sports Medicine hold the key...

Could You Benefit From Testosterone Therapy? Jul 7th, 2021

You’re frustrated by certain changes in your body, such as muscle giving way to fat or a lack of energy, in and out of the bedroom. These may be symptoms of a testosterone deficiency, which can be remedied by testosterone therapy. As sports medicine and men’s health experts, the team...

Is PRP Right for Me? Jun 10th, 2021

You’ve got achy knees, or you’re struggling with a shoulder injury that isn’t healing as well, or as quickly, as you’d like. Whatever your musculoskeletal issue, you’re tired of ineffective therapies that only treat the symptoms and not the underlying problem — and you’re understandably wary of surgery. Thanks to...

Choosing a Weight Management Program That Can Benefit Your Health May 23rd, 2021

Whether you’ve been told by a doctor that you need to lose weight or you’ve come to the conclusion on your own, you’re ready to take charge of your health through weight loss. To be successful, it’s best to choose a weight loss program that fits your own goals, health...

How Regenerative Medicine Can Treat Arthritis Pain Apr 4th, 2021

The prevalence of arthritis in the United States is bad and getting worse, thanks to an aging population that’s living longer. According to estimates from the Arthritis Foundation, arthritis affects more than 92 million people in the U.S. And it’s not just the elderly who are affected. About one in...

Is Medical Marijuana the Answer to Your Chronic Pain? Mar 11th, 2021

The controversy surrounding the medical use of marijuana is fast becoming a thing of the past. Cannabis continues to show promising results in treating everything from chronic pain to mental health issues. At No Mercy Sports Medicine in Miami, Florida, Dr. Moisés Irizarry-Román and our team understand the value of...

New Beginnings: The Role of Hormones in Getting in Shape Feb 9th, 2021

Both men and women experience fluctuating hormone levels throughout their lives, some of which can greatly impact physical health. This is especially true as you age and your reproductive hormones begin to naturally decline. If you’re frustrated by your inability to get into shape — or get back into shape...

Improving Your Sexual Health Jan 11th, 2021

Like any other area of your health, your sexual health is complex, and many conditions can affect your sexual performance. In the line of fire are your libido and your ability to achieve and maintain an erection, which can be separate problems. At No Mercy Sports Medicine in Miami, Florida,...

Understanding the Best Treatment Options for Musculoskeletal Injuries Dec 1st, 2020

Whether you tear your ACL running down the soccer field or sprain an ankle stepping off the curb, you know musculoskeletal injuries are both limiting and painful. To get you back into the game, or just back to functioning normally, the No Mercy Sports Medicine team offers the treatments you...

What Does Specialized Treatment for Men's Health Involve? Oct 1st, 2020

The differences between men and women are fodder for many jokes, but the reality is that the two genders benefit from specialized care that caters to the unique needs of each sex.  At No Mercy Sports Medicine, our team, led by Dr. Moisés Irizarry-Román, offers specialized men’s health care, giving...

Treatment Options for Ganglion Cysts Sep 8th, 2020

When a mass or lump develops anywhere on your body, it’s always cause for concern. The good news is that if the growth is a ganglion cyst, the mass isn’t cancerous and there are several ways to go about treating the problem. At No Mercy Sports Medicine, Dr. Moisés Irizarry-Román,...

How PRP Therapy Can Improve Your Sex Life Aug 31st, 2020

To kick off this discussion, it’s important to note that if you’re suffering from problems with erectile dysfunction (ED), you’re not alone: More than half of US men — of all ages — experience issues with getting and maintaining an erection. Traditionally, solutions have come in the form of little...

Understanding Stem Cell Therapy Jul 27th, 2020

Stem cell therapy is garnering an incredible amount of attention these days, and for good reason. While many have long known about the amazing regenerative power that stem cells possess, researchers are now cracking the code when it comes to harnessing this power through stem cell therapy. At No Mercy...

The Benefits of Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic Jun 24th, 2020

As Americans slowly make their way out of their homes, risk of exposure to the COVID-19 virus may rise again, which is one of the many reasons we offer telehealth services to our patients.  Dr. Moisés Irizarry-Román and our team want to ensure that you still have access to the...

6 Tips for Recovering From a Sports Injury May 19th, 2020

Whether you’re a daily runner, you participate in team sports, or you just enjoy a few hours on the courts with friends on weekends, remaining active is important to you. When injury strikes, how you handle the problem can make all the difference in how quickly, and strongly, you can...

We Offer Telemedicine Apr 17th, 2020

You’re honoring the stay-at-home orders during this COVID-19 pandemic, but that doesn’t mean you should put-off addressing your other healthcare issues or questions. As one of South Florida’s top sports medicine physicians, Moisés Irizarry-Román, MD, offers virtual visits.  Telehealth 101 Telehealth, also called telemedicine, allows you to seek care and...

Signs You’re Developing an Overuse Injury Mar 25th, 2020

Overuse injuries, as their name implies, are injuries that stem from too much strain on a certain area in your muscles or your joints, which can lead to issues like stress fractures or tendon problems. Because the problem is one that can get worse over time if not treated properly,...

What’s the Best Treatment for Rotator Cuff Injuries? Feb 1st, 2020

Every time you wave your hand, swing a tennis racket, or eat a meal, your rotator cuff is hard at work providing stability and range of motion to your shoulder. When a problem arises in this connective tissue, your life can be limited in significant ways, making finding a solution...

Five Things You Didn't Know About Hormone Replacement Therapy Jan 10th, 2020

Hormones are the chemical messengers that tell your body parts what to do and when to do it. They control your growth, metabolism, reproduction, sexual function, and moods. When you have too much or not enough of any hormone, that imbalance causes your system to react in ways that are...

What to Expect During Your Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Dec 4th, 2019

If you’ve been told you need a musculoskeletal ultrasound, it’s best to get familiar with the term, the process, and what your physician is trying to learn from it. An ultrasound is traditionally associated with pregnancy, but it has many practical applications beyond this.  There’s no denying that musculoskeletal ultrasound...

Here’s What Happens to Your Body When Your Hormones Are Imbalanced Nov 1st, 2019

Hormones are a part of the endocrine system, and they play an important role as your body’s chemical messengers. They help regulate various functions, such as your sleep cycle, metabolism, heart rate, and libido.  You don’t have to be pregnant or going through puberty for your hormones to get out...

Myths and Facts About Medical Cannabis Oct 9th, 2019

People have used cannabis, otherwise known as marijuana, to treat pain and other psychological and physical symptoms for more than 3000 years. Yet, we still question its proper usage within a medical setting. Dr. Irizarry-Román treats patients for pain and other issues at No Mercy Sports Medicine in Miami and...

Losing Weight Lowers Your Risk of These Common Health Conditions Sep 6th, 2019

Being out-of-shape, overweight or obese can impact everything from your ability to enjoy everyday activities to your self-confidence. It can also increase your risk of many ailments. That's why losing weight, and keeping the weight off, is so important. Here, at No Mercy Sports Medicine, Dr. Moises Irizarry-Roman and our...

What Makes PRP Therapy So Effective? Aug 1st, 2019

Do you experience physical pain often or very often? You definitely aren’t alone. A 2017 study found that 34.1% of Americans report dealing with pain on a daily or monthly basis. This pain can come from lots of sources, but many Americans deal with muscle, joint, and tendon pain. Injuries...

What Is Hormone Replacement Therapy? Jul 1st, 2019

Are you tired of feeling tired? Have you been wondering what happened to your sex life? Are you struggling to get rid of your excess weight that’s stubbornly hanging around? You could have a hormone imbalance causing all of these symptoms and more. Hormone imbalance symptoms are often associated with...

Everything You Need to Know About Medical Cannabis Jun 1st, 2019

Medical cannabis is a treatment option that doesn’t have the serious side effects that you could have with other medications. A low-THC version of cannabis won’t get you high, but it can help you cope with symptoms of many diseases and conditions. Dr. Moises Irizarry-Román works with you to determine...

Understanding the Benefits of Low-THC Therapy May 1st, 2019

According to a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), chronic pain is one of the most common reasons American adults seek medical care. It’s also one of the most common reasons people become dependent on prescription medications, including opioids; suffer from anxiety and depression; and...

Get Your Body Healing Faster with PRP Apr 1st, 2019

When you’re suffering from pain or discomfort, the last thing you want to do is wait for your body to heal. But advancements in regenerative medicine techniques like platelet-rich plasma therapy, or PRP, can help accelerate the healing process, so you can enjoy your life again faster. Dr.  Moisés Irizarry-Román...

Are Your Joints Deteriorating? Stem Cell Therapy May Be Your Answer Mar 12th, 2019

Osteoarthritis is perhaps the most common cause of joint deterioration, affecting over 10% of the American population aged 60 and older. This number is on the rise as baby boomers get older. Largely a condition caused by wear-and-tear due to daily living and joint injuries, osteoarthritis can affect any joint...

What To do About Your Chronic Joint Pain Feb 21st, 2019

Whether from an injury or age, joint pain is common, even among young athletes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, joint pain is the No. 1 cause of disability in adults in the United States. Chronic joint pain may keep you from doing the things you enjoy,...