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.
Shoulder Specialist Orthopedist Dr. Badia Offers Tips to Reduce Injury Risks to the Shoulder Joint By Dr. Alejandro Badia, distributed via PRWEB on June 30, 2021 For golfers and tennis players, it’s “summertime and the livin’ is easy.” Easy, that is, until a player’s shoulder becomes what a popular song calls “achy breaky” from overindulgence in these activities, [...]
Hand and Upper Limb Orthopedic Surgeon and founder of OrthoNOW Dr. Alejandro Badia Calls for ‘Right Clinician at Right Time;’ Offers Work Safety Tips More than 90 percent of all work-related trauma is orthopedic in nature, yet oftentimes the injured employee is sent to an occupational health center – or even a hospital emergency department -- where practitioners may have limited [...]
How it all started? Wrist Injury Megan Stockman is a Professional Aerialist who experienced a wrist injury named Kienbock's Disease, which is a condition where the blood supply to one of the small bones in the wrist, the lunate, is interrupted. Bone is living tissue that requires a regular supply of blood for nourishment. If the blood supply to a bone stops, the bone can die. This [...]
Unless You Have Injuries Like Tiger Woods Recently Experienced, the Emergency Room Should Not be Your First Choice for Orthopedic Care I don’t want to have to take you to the hospital if you fall” may be a mother’s lament to a rambunctious child, but “it is precisely that kind of message which has us unnecessarily going to a hospital emergency department for treatment of the [...]
When It Comes to Treating Arthritic Thumbs, Like the Hip and Knee, Thumb Basal Joint Replacement May Soon be the Gold Standard Thanks to current advancements in surgical techniques and joint-implant technology for treatments for painful osteoarthritis of the thumb, “we are getting much closer to the ideal,” says Miami-based orthopedic surgeon Alejandro Badia MD. “The future [...]
The Benefits of Outpatient Joint Surgery are Self Evident, but says COVID-19 Increased Patient AwarenessPosted on Friday, March 5th, 2021
Dr. Badia Offers Patient Tips on the Benefits of Outpatient Joint Surgery March 2021 - More and more joint replacement surgeries are being performed in the outpatient setting – and “we can thank a virus for part of that trend,” according to orthopedic surgeon Alejandro Badia MD, who notes the move from inpatient to ambulatory surgery is proving “a major plus” for patients [...]