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.
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 [...]
Musculoskeletal Injuries in Yoga When Practiced Incorrectly When it comes to avoiding shoulder injury, yoga practitioners – yogis -- might well heed the words of Roman lyric poet, Horace: “Think carefully about what your shoulders may refuse and what they are capable of bearing.” That is the warning from noted hand and upper limb orthopedic surgeon Alejandro Badia MD, referring [...]
But, it’s only a broken wrist. “That’s an understatement,” according to noted hand and upper limb orthopedic surgeon Alejandro Badia MD, who says management of wrist fractures, especially commonly occurring distal radius fractures -- those involving the forearm’s largest bone (the radius bone) where it joins the wrist (distal end) -- can often prove complicated and require [...]
Hand and Upper Limb Surgeon Dr. Alejandro Badia Says Surgery ‘Last Resort’, Offers Education, Tips How best to repair the labrum, a cartilage structure that deepens the socket of the shoulder joint, remains somewhat controversial, but technological advances, including knotless sutures and bioabsorbable tissue anchors, are greatly improving outcomes for patients who require surgery, [...]
Coronavirus Pandemic Promoting Greater Use of Telehealth and for good reason, Hand Surgeon Dr. Alejandro Badia with Tips on the Benefits of TelehealthPosted on Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
Better Access to Health Care: Thank a Virus Virtual doctor office visits? eCare? Advanced communications technology is revolutionizing the way health services are delivered – and “we can thank a virus for helping make that happen,” says orthopedic surgeon Alejandro Badia MD, author of the upcoming book, “Healthcare from the Trenches,” an insider account of the complex barriers [...]
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