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.
Wrist Injury: Is Your Wrist Sprained or Broken? You’ve had a fall or mishap and now your wrist really hurts, but is it sprained – or broken? Sometimes it’s difficult to tell, but specific tests can tell the difference between these types of wrist injuries and point to the right treatment, according to orthopedic surgeon Alejandro Badia, MD, founder of Badia Hand to Shoulder [...]
Hand and Upper Limb Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Alejandro Badia Offers Tips to Stem the Increase in Elbow Injuries, Especially in KidsPosted on Wednesday, November 4th, 2020
Surgeons Sound Alarm: Elbow Ligament Injuries on Rise. Recent studies suggest injuries to the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in the elbow are rising, particularly among teenage baseball athletes 15-19 years old, and elbow doctors and orthopedic surgeons, like noted hand-and-upper-limb-specialist Alejandro Badia MD, are sounding an alarm. They blame the increase on continued participation [...]
Hand and Upper Limb Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Alejandro Badia Warns Time is of the Essence in Treating Finger Injuries; Offers TipsPosted on Wednesday, October 7th, 2020
Jammed Finger May Be a Bigger Deal Than You Think MIAMI (PRWEB) October 07, 2020 Experts call the finger’s middle joint “unforgiving” when injured. That’s why a digit jammed by a hard-thrown ball or smashed in a car door may be more than a “no-big-deal,” says hand and upper limb orthopedic surgeon and author of Healthcare from the Trenches, Dr. Alejandro Badia. Dr. [...]
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 [...]