Sport Injuries of The Hand and Upper Limb

Sports medicine is not only for the elite professional athlete


Hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder injuries are common among tennis, golf and polo players. Watch Dr. Alejandro Badia "in action" with tennis and golfer's elbow patients, as well as patient testimonials, including one from former world #1 tennis player Marcelo Rios after Bilateral Tenex Elbow procedure by Dr. Badia. For Spanish-language information, please visit If you have an orthopedic issue and live outside of the Miami area, you can contact Dr. Badia to schedule a telemedicine consultation.



Patient from Barbados

Without pain and without scars, and quick recovery.” Newer techniques to treat “tennis elbow” injuries are always being refined at... Watch video


Barely A Month After Elbow Procedures...

Marcelo Rios was operated on both elbows less than 12 days apart by Dr. Badia and weeks later this is what happens [...]

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Experiencing Pain on the Outside of the Elbow?

Newer techniques to treat “tennis elbow” injuries are always being refined at the BHS

It’s important that you make an appointment to see Dr. Alejandro Badia for these types of injuries, as they are often misdiagnosed and under treated for a variety of reasons. Read more


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Polo & Equestrian Injuries to the Upper Limbs

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 [...]

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Experiencing Pain on the Inside of the Elbow?

TENEX Surgery for Golfer’s Elbow

Golfer's elbow is similar to tennis elbow, which occurs on the outside of the elbow Golfer's elbow IS NOT limited to golfers. By removing the unhealthy scar tissue, new and healthier tissue can grow, restoring your natural tendon function.  Read more .



Patient from Barbados

Dr. Badia offers the Tenex treatment which is a minimally invasive procedure specially designed for those who are suffering from pain associated with tendon damage, such as pain in the rotator cuff and tennis or golfer’s elbow. The Tenex procedure uses ultrasound imaging to view and remove damaged tissue. Watch this animated video from Tenex Health to learn how it works.


Tennis Elbow Injury Recovery: Testimonial by Professional Tennis Player Giovanni Lapentti

This video shows a testimonial from professional tennis player Giovanni Lapentti. Learn what happened before, during and after his tennis elbow injury and treatment.  [...]

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Sports Medicine in Medical Tourism

On October 2012, Medical Tourism Magazine published an article by Dr. Alejandro Badia named "Sports Medicine in Medical Tourism." which we are republishing here for your information, as this continues to be a very relevant topic in sports medicine today.  [...]

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Many times local orthopedists in Ecuador, Peru and other Latin American and Caribbean countries refer their patients to me because we do tennis and golfer's elbow repairs using minimally invasive procedures. Dr Badia



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