Alejandro Badia, MD, FACS is a hand and upper extremity orthopedic surgeon based in Miami, FL (read about “Badia Hand to Shoulder Center“). Learn what are the most common orthopedic problems affecting the arm and forearm, including athletic related injuries. Consultations may be scheduled via phone by calling (305) 227-4263 or internet by completing this online form.
Christine Chenet's accomplishment is a great metaphor for the resilience of the Haitian people This article was published by Wyatt Massey on haitiantimes.com on February 26, 2017 We are sharing it here for the convenience of our readers: Swim For Haiti Race Marks Step In Woman’s Road To Recovery The bullet shattered Christine Chenet Audain’s arm, but it did not shatter [...]
"Upper extremity injuries tend to keep the players out of the game for a bit longer" For some countries, soccer is an integral part of their culture, and their players are hailed as national heroes. So, with the World Cup merely a month away, fans from all over the world are placing their bets on their national teams and players. One key component that defines these teams’ victories [...]
According to the latest study conducted by the Consumer Product Safety Commission's National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS), more than 1.9 million individuals had a sports-related injury that was treated in the recent years. More than 231,000 baseball injuries were treated, 83 percent of the injuries were among men. Among those injuries, broken and/or dislocated fingers [...]
Neuro Muscular - Accelerated Recovery PerformanceNeuro Muscular Therapy Accelerated Recovery PerformanceNeuro Muscular Therapy treatments work on the principle that joint problems, tears, sprains, fractures, or repetitive task injuries are caused by muscles not properly absorbing force. This energy is transferred to tissue not intended to accept the force. We find the muscles that are [...]
Adrian Foncette's recovery from the kind of limb injury that normally ends in amputation speaks to the potential of science to change lives.Life was good for Adrian Foncette. He was following his family's tradition as a footballer and his talent as a goalkeeper was beginning to blossom. Just off a run with the National Under 20 team, he was in training to play with the Under 23 team [...]
Orthopedic Surgery has often been considered a largely inpatient specialty due to the common association of this field with major reconstructions, such as hip and knee replacement. Since this process can require several days of hospitalization, patients seeking major joint replacement surgery or spinal surgery from the United States have often traveled abroad in order to control the [...]