OrthoNow

Month: April 2019

doctor explaining rotator cuff injury to patient

‘Shouldering’ The Pain May Just Come Naturally

Treating shoulder pain may be simply a matter of doing what comes naturally. So, says noted orthopedic surgeon Alejandro Badia MD, a specialist in treating diseases of the upper limbs and a leader in orthobiologics – the harnessing of a patient’s own natural defenses to mitigate joint inflammation, relieve chronic musculoskeletal pain and repair orthopedic …

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How has orthopedic surgery improved for both doctors and patients?

This article originally appeared on Community Health Magazine.  Make no bones about it: Since its inception, orthopedic medicine has come a long way. And Bonnie Clendening is among the millions of Americans who have undergone an orthopedic surgery and witnessed its evolution firsthand. Clendening, 77, had knee replacement surgery last summer and says five years …

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Arthritis: It’s Not Just a Joint Problem for the Elderly

This article originally appeared on HealthNewsDigest. Nearly 100 percent of former football players will have signs of osteoarthritis – the most common form of arthritis — in one or more of their joints, says orthopedic surgeon Alejandro Badia MD, an expert in the treatment of diseases of the upper limbs and joints, including disorders related to …

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Tennis Elbow Exercises for Rehab and Prevention

This article originally appeared on Openfit. Despite what its name might suggest, tennis elbow isn’t exclusive to Wimbledon hopefuls. In fact, according to Trevor Thieme, C.S.C.S., Openfit’s senior manager of fitness and nutrition content, just 10 percent of cases of tennis elbow pain actually occur in tennis players. “Tennis elbow is typically an overuse injury,” he explains. …

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