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 Hand & Wrist problems, and treatments of hand and wrist injuries in athletes. Consultations may be scheduled via phone by calling (305)227-4263 or internet by completing this online form.
This article was first published on Polo Barbados 2014 Edition. You can read here testimonials from polo players such as Monique Archer and Danny Atwell. The article is still very relevant today not only for polo players but also for golf players and other competitive and recreational sports’ players. If you are suffering pain in your upper limbs, no matter the level of injury, please [...]
"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 [...]
Treatment for injury, inflammation, pain By ANNE HILTON published of Page 10 of NEWSDAY SECTION B Tuesday, Feb 4, 2014 HAVE you ever stopped to consider what you'd do if you weren't able to use your hands, if the hand you favour, the right or the left, were injured? I had a wake-up call when I developed "trigger thumb". In fact I didn't know it was trigger thumb until I got an email [...]
The private, Latino-owned upper extremity facility offers specialized services in a state-of-the-art environment.The Miami Hand Center has found a unique niche in the Florida orthopedic market. It is the only practice devoted to hands and upper extremities in the Sunshine State. "The specialty of hand surgery is very diverse because we're basically every type of surgeon for the hand," [...]
In the emergency room, a broken bone often takes a backseat to more pressing ailments. One orthopedic surgeon breaks that convention, saving patients time and money by cutting out the middlemanBy Joe DytonDr. Alejandro Badia knows a good business opportunity when he sees one. For years, Badia, a world-renowned orthopedic surgeon, saw emergency room patients who were sent to him with [...]
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 [...]