Hand & Upper Limb Orthopedic Blog
Summary of the most recent blog posts from Orthopedic Surgeon Alejandro Badia, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Here you can find blog entries written by Dr. Badia, discussing various topics of interest within the orthopedic world.
Dr. Alejandro Badia Says Joint’s Complexity Requires Specialty Care and Offers Tips Dr. Badia references the elbow as a “complex hinge,” which, when broken, can pose special challenges for the orthopedic surgeon, including correct identification of “injured structures” inside the joint and determination of the best approach for stabilizing the elbow and preserving its motion. MIAMI [...]
Hand and Upper Limb Specialist Dr. Alejandro Badia Debunks Myths About Common Wrist Disorder; Offers Tips. MIAMI (PRWEB) August 25, 2020 August 2020 - A common nerve compression disorder causing pain, tingling and numbness in the wrist, hand and fingers is an occupational disease, right? “Wrong,” says Alejandro Badia MD, noted hand and upper limb specialist and author of [...]
Hand and Upper Limb Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Alejandro Badia Discusses AC Shoulder Joint Arthritis; Offers Patient Tips. Shoulder surgery is only infrequently necessary, but, if performed, can be done successfully on an outpatient basis,” Dr. Badia says. “The standard approach is to remove a small piece from the end of the clavicle to prevent friction between it and the shoulder [...]
Hand and Upper Extremity Limb Specialist Dr. Alejandro Badia Offers Tips to Prevent Getting the ‘Cold Shoulder’ Miami, FL, July 2020 - “Frozen.” It’s not simply the title of a popular family movie. It’s something that can happen to a shoulder joint – oftentimes for unknown reasons – resulting in stiffness, persistent pain and loss of range of motion. So, says orthopedic [...]
Hand and Upper Limb Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Alejandro Badia Offers Tips on New Techniques, Implants Driving Trend Miami, FL, June 2020 – The latest evidence indicates that total reconstruction or replacement of the shoulder joint, much like knees and other joints, can be performed effectively in an outpatient setting, with outcomes often superior to those of joint replacements done [...]
Dr. Alejandro Badia’s Upcoming Book Titled ‘Healthcare from the Trenches’ Details Barriers to Patient CarePosted on Monday, May 18th, 2020
Pandemic Exposes Weaknesses of U.S. Health System Miami, FL, May 18, 2020 - The coronavirus has exposed the frailties of an American health care system that is wasteful, mismanaged and burdened by unnecessary administrative costs and bureaucracy that often delay – and prevent – patient care, says noted orthopedic surgeon and now author Alejandro Badia MD, FACS. His soon-to-be-released [...]