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Is Your Desk Job Giving You Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

This article originally appeared on LifeHacker. If you’re reading this at work, you are probably worried that something you’re doing right now is slowly killing you. The accumulated years of slouched spinal posture, squinting at a screen and sitting (“the new smoking”) are sources of health paranoia for the 80 per cent of the workforce whose jobs do

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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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Preventing Injuries at Your Worksite

Workplace accidents can affect your business in multiple ways, from not meeting goals for the day to extra medical bills to reduced employee morale, leading to a less productive work environment. The easiest way to keep morale and productivity where they need to be is by preventing accidents in your workplace. Follow these steps to

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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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What is Causing My Shoulder Pain?

Your shoulder is comprised of several bones and muscles coming together to create the joint, allowing flexibility and the wide range of motion your shoulder has to perform actions like throwing a ball, touching your toes or reaching for an object above your head. Due to its constant use, the joint can experience wear-and-tear, leading

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Dr. Badia on Money Matters Top Tips with Adam Torres

Dr. Alejandro Badia was recently a guest on Money Matters Top Tips, a podcast hosted by Adam Torres. The interview focused on the impact of concierge healthcare and the affect of consumerism on the industry, and how OrthoNOW can provide a bridge between elective care and urgent care, with a focus on musculoskeletal and orthopedic

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New AR Technology at OrthoNOW

Dr. Alejandro Badia, co-founder of OrthoNOW, recently purchased an Augmented Reality Device for use in the office during injections and potentially other procedures. The device makes injections more efficient and precise, as the clinician will be able to see the exact location of the needle without needing to turn their head back and forth between

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