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Month: June 2019

Arthroscopy? Maybe Greek to You, but Beneficial to Joints

This article originally appeared on Health News Digest. Arthroscopy? It may sound “Greek” to you, but this minimally invasive diagnostic and surgical approach to repair of joints, most notably the bigger joints of the knee and shoulder and also in the smaller joints like hand, wrist, elbow and base of the thumb, is proving safe, effective …

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Dr. Alejandro Badia is a Featured Lecturer at IFSSH in Berlin

Dr. Alejandro Badia, co-founder of OrthoNOW, is a featured lecturer at the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand (IFSSH) conference this week in Berlin, Germany. Dr. Badia will be presenting three lectures. His social media seminar is called “How SoMe has transformed my practice” and focuses on how a digital marketing tool …

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Dr. Badia on Health Professional Radio

Dr. Alejandro Badia was recently interviewed on Health Professional Radio about advancements in the treatment of tennis elbow and arthritis of the thumb. Dr. Badia discussed ways to treat tennis elbow, from conservative measures such as stretching exercises, avoiding certain forms of activities that could lead to reinjury or further damage, and periodic cortisone or …

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Don’t Blame Your Job or Screens for That Painful Wrist or Hand Numbness

This article originally appeared on USA Today.  It is natural to want to ascribe a simple cause to a problem. If your wrist hurts or your hands are numb it must be because of typing. However, according to Alejandro Badia MD, an orthopedic surgeon specializing in treatment of the upper limbs, including hands and wrists says …

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