OrthoNow

Month: January 2019

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10 Common Illnesses You’re More Likely to Get After 40

Dr. Badia was quoted on a Health.com article about Osteoarthritis Around your 40s, osteoarthritis can occur, says Alejandro Badia, MD, board-certified hand and upper extremity orthopedic surgeon with Badia Hand to Shoulder Center in Florida. As cartilage wears away around joints, achiness and discomfort ensues. “It is very common for those who are predisposed to …

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‘Telemedicine is a win-win from a cost standpoint’: Dr. Alejandro Badia on telemedicine in orthopedic care

Alejandro Badia, MD, is a hand and upper extremity orthopedic surgeon and founder of Miami-based OrthoNOW and Doral, Fla.-based Badia Hand to Shoulder Center. In his practice, a patient can request a telemedicine e-visit online and send medical records electronically, including X-rays, MRIs or other imaging. “Telemedicine is a highly effective method of assessing and managing …

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