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.
Tennis Elbow Injury Treatment Options and Recovery The standard options for treating tennis elbow include rest, anti-inflammatory medications, physical therapy, and surgery. Nonsurgical treatment mainly focuses on addressing the symptoms, but do not resolve the cause of the pain. If symptoms do not respond to nonsurgical treatment, or are severe enough, surgery may be recommended. Surgery[...]
The Injury: A distal biceps rupture This Badia Hand to Shoulder patient heard a “pop” while lifting something at work turns out he had a distal biceps tendon rupture. This occurs when the tendon attaching the biceps muscle to the elbow is torn from the bone. A distal biceps rupture around the elbow joint is less common compared to ruptures where the top of the biceps connects[...]
MRI performed in Badia Hand to Shoulder Center demonstrated mild thickening of the ulnar collateral ligament. This happens when the ligament is sort of starting to detach itself. We treated Ben with a CTM injection after he expressed pain when pitching during baseball practice. The MRI revealed an injury to the ulnar collateral ligament," explained Dr. Badia After the CTM A[...]
We are opening a second location in midtown Manhattan NY and we would love to connect with Interested patients, Doctors and Therapist in the area. 1049 Fifth Ave. New York, NY 10028 United States (US) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Top hand surgeon-Dr.Badia (@badiahand) Dr. Badia is giving patients 2 additional cities to have easier access[...]
Benefits of Endoscopic Cubital Tunnel Release ⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️ Cubital tunnel syndrome is a condition brought on by increased pressure on the ulnar nerve at the elbow. As published on iont.org, endoscopic cubital tunnel release surgery has the following advantages when compared to traditional open cubital tunnel surgery: Smaller incision. Minimal muscle trauma. Faster[...]
Marked retraction of biceps muscle from rupture at musculotendinous junction How many of you guys are boxing fans? Yordenis Ugas Welterweight World Champion had fans speculating about his biceps and we have the full story below. If you’d like to watch the surgical procedure without censorship, check out this video: Yordenis Ugas was diagnosed with a suspected long head of[...]