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Month: March 2019

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Innovations in Implantable Medical Devices

This article previously appeared on ECN Mag.  Implantable medical devices have for years made an impact in areas such as cardiology and prosthetics, but numerous recent technology advances are enabling implantables to address areas not always in the spotlight. These applications include: Customized tracheal stents A non-opioid chronic pain treatment Putting a finger on better …

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Effective Natural Healing Often Matter of ‘Choosing Wisely’

This article originally appeared on Health News Digest. When it comes to selecting a physician who uses “natural healing”, also called Orthobiologics, Stem Cell or PRP, to treat pain and diseases of joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments, “choose wisely,” says noted orthopedic surgeon Alejandro Badia, MD, quoting a line from the movie Indiana Jones. “Some clinics …

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Dr. Alejandro Badia to present at tennis medicine conference: 3 notes

This article originally appeared on Becker’s Spine Review. Orthopedic surgeon Alejandro Badia, MD, will serve as a conference course co-chair for the 2019 Tennis Medicine Conference in Miami, March 23-24. Four things to know: 1. The conference will discuss the latest treatments for tennis-related injuries, said Dr. Badia, who founded and serves as CMO of …

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