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.
Posted on Friday, January 24th, 2020 Dorsal wrist ganglion and volar wrist ganglion INTRODUCTION A ganglion cyst is a tumor or swelling on top of a joint or the covering of a tendon (tissue that connects muscle to bone). It looks like a sac of liquid (cyst). Inside the cyst is a thick, sticky, clear, colorless, jellylike material. Depending on the size, cysts may feel firm or spongy. One large cyst or many smaller ones [...]
Posted on Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 Dr. Badia is an internationally renowned orthopedic surgeon and an innovative leader in the treatment of osteo-arthritis, trauma and other painful or diseased conditions of the hand & wrist (expert in thumb-related injuries), elbow and shoulder. Patients or referring physicians may contact Dr Badia's office or at this web site www.drbadia.com . Common conditions treated by Dr. Badia [...]
Posted on Monday, December 10th, 2018 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 [...]
Posted on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 "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 [...]
Posted on Sunday, April 30th, 2017 Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical technique developed over three decades ago in order to explore a joint from within. Tiny incisions are used to insert a fiberoptic instrument which serves as a camera to the inside of a joint and allows a surgeon to not only diagnose a problem but often times allows definitive treatment. This is opposed to the more standard technique of open [...]
Posted on Saturday, January 10th, 2015 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 [...]