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Archives for August 2019
This article originally appeared on HealthNewsDigest. As the US Tennis Open nears, both professional and amateur players understand that the game rests squarely on the shoulders, says hand and upper extremity orthopedic surgeon Alejandro Badia MD. “The unnatural mechanism of motion required of the upper limbs for different tennis strokes creates an abnormal amount of Read More »
Telehealth is a simple way to get immediate, convenient, and expert advice via video chat with our team of orthopedic clinicians Visit OrthoNOWlive.com to enter your cell phone number and receive a text message for downloading the telemedicine app. With our telehealth solution you can have a live video visit with an orthopedic clinician. After Read More »
This article originally appeared on HealthNewsDigest. Innovative pain management alternatives during and after surgery can significantly reduce the number of patients becoming chronic users – and abusers — of opioid drugs, says noted orthopedic surgeon Alejandro Badia MD, founder and chief medical officer of the Badia Hand to Shoulder Center and OrthoNOW®, who has successfully paired Read More »
Florida Track Days will be held in Miami this August, providing motorcycle riders with a place to learn and practice in a safe, controlled environment. Safety and following regulations are key to preventing injuries due to crashes or accidents on a motorcycle, which can happen at any time. The most common injuries sustained during motorcycle Read More »
OrthoNOW is building a network of immediate orthopedic care centers and OrthoNOW Doral is the flagship location. Dr. Alejandro Badia, an orthopedic surgeon, OrthoNOW Founder and Chief Medical Officer, was frustrated seeing patients for the first time long after their injury, sometimes a month later. That’s because they often went to the emergency room or Read More »
Overhead squats are the hardest exercise EVER. As a CrossFit coach and avid exerciser, this is a hill I’m willing to die on. One day, after some particularly heavy sets, even my wrists were sore. When I mentioned this to my coach, he said my tender wrists might be indicative of a larger issue. Cue: The sigh Read More »