- What Are the Advantages of an Arthroscopic Excision Vs. Open Incision (Ganglionectomy)?
- What Are Some Myths And Truths About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: When Is Surgery Considered Or Needed?
- What Is Arthroscopy?
- What Is Orthopedics Upper Extremity?
- What Is The Difference Between Arthroscopic And Open Surgery?
- What Is The Difference Between An Orthopedic Surgeon And A Hand Surgeon?
- Do All Surgeries Require General Anesthesia?
- Do You Have On On-Site Surgical Facility?
- What Hospitals Are You Affiliated With?
- What Is The Recovery Time For Most Procedures?
- Can I Have Surgery On Both Hands At The Same Time?
- What Causes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS), And Can It Be Prevented?
- Can Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) Resolve With Therapy?
- Do You Perform Surgeries Alone?
- Do You Only Treat Hands?
A Ganglion cyst starts when fluid leaks out of a joint or tendon sheath (tunnel) and forms a firm swelling beneath the skin. The cause of the leak is generally unknown, but can be treated via open incision, or arthroscopically as seen here. Advantages of arthroscopy compared to open [...]
One common myth is, "Any hand pain or tingling is a sign of carpal tunnel syndrome, especially if you use a computer all day." Watch this video below to learn more about myths and truths about CTS. What are some related Carpal Tunnel Syndrome myths? [...]
Although surgery sometimes makes the symptoms go away for good, it's not always necessary. Other treatments are usually preferred, especially if the condition is still in an early stage. A carpal tunnel release surgery is usually only needed for treating a very uncommon condition called [...]
"A lot of people ask us what arthroscopy is," so we figured we would do this video. Dr. Alejandro Badia explains this is a minimally invasive technique where a fiber optic instrument attached to a camera projects into a monitor that allows the orthopedic surgeon and his/her team to [...]
In this video Dr. Alejandro Badia explains what orthopedics is and also explains the bodyparts treated by an upper limb surgeon. To learn how Dr. Alejandro Badia can help you with your specific orthopedic needs, please call (305) 227-4263 or complete the quick form below. Read more [...]
Open surgery is “traditional” surgery, where an incision is made in the skin using a scalpel. You may have seen surgeries on TV or in the movies, where a surgeon makes an incision, then performs surgery through the incision. The size of the incision varies, depending on the type of [...]
An orthopedic surgeon specializes in medical and surgical treatment of the musculoskeletal system. This includes all bones, muscles, tendons and joints. A hand surgeon is a sub specialist in treatment of the hand and often the upper extremity as well. Dr. Badia is an orthopedic surgeon [...]
Hand and upper extremity surgery rarely require general anesthesia. The team of anesthesiologists at The Surgery Center at Doral are very experienced in local and regional block anesthesia. This means you will feel no pain or discomfort. Intravenous sedation will also help you relax or [...]
Yes, the Surgery Center at Doral is a fully medicare approved facility with JCAHO certification and has contracts with various major insurance carriers. This includes many commercial insurances, workers compensation carriers and international insurances. Do we have a surgery center [...]
Dr. Badia was former chief of hand surgery at Baptist Hospital in Miami. He now only operates at The Surgery Center at Doral. This is because virtually all orthopedic upper extremity procedures can now be done on an outpatient basis which has a lesser complication / infection rate and [...]