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 Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 (Miami): The latest study conducted by the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) shows that more than 1.9 million individuals had a sports-related injury that was treated in the recent years. More than 231,000 soccer injuries were treated, 83 percent of the injuries were among men. Among those injuries were broken and/or dislocated [...]
Posted on Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 Today Shaune is growth free and back to swimming. Cayman Islands two-time Olympian swimmer Shaune Fraser won the Silver medal for the 200 m free style at the XVI Pan American Games shortly after having gone through wrist surgery in Miami and intense physiotherapy routine back home in Grand Cayman. Shaune suffered from an abnormal growth in his hand, he was referred to Dr. Badia. [...]
Posted on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 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 [...]
Posted on Friday, January 10th, 2014 Re the Nov. 25 In Response letter on how managed care destroys medicine: Although physicians, and now the public, accept that managed care has been detrimental to the quality and cost of American medicine, Robert D. Brown makes certain assumptions that are groundless and hence undermines his argument that the current liability crisis has nothing to do with our tort system. He seems [...]
Posted on Friday, January 10th, 2014 How expensive is repetitive-stress injury really? Letter to the Editor published on The Miami Herald on Monday, April, 2002 IN RESPONSE - It is encouraging to see that science finally has exerted its influence upon the U.S. Labor Department's recent ruling to encourage, not force, businesses to make work-place changes to avoid repetitive-stress injuries (Businesses urged to trim [...]
Posted on Friday, January 10th, 2014 Surgeons in U.S. and Europe treating more basal thumb OA cases using Artelon(R) technology CHICAGO, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Small Bone Innovations, Inc. (SBI) reported that annual sales in the U.S. and Europe of its biodegradable Artelon(R) Spacer CMC-I exceeded 500 units used in treating osteoarthritis (OA) at the base of the thumb. The condition particularly affects as many as one-in-four [...]