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Drink Up… H2O on the Go

Water makes up roughly 71% of the Earth’s surface… just a bit more than in the average human body. Our bones alone are 31% water! But keeping a constant internal supply is easy to lose track of— and on long, scorching summer days, it’s critical to remember!   Why does water matter to our musculoskeletal

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Orthopedic surgeon to know: Dr. Alejandro Badia of OrthoNOW

Written by Angie Stewart | May 22, 2018 Alejandro Badia, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon and the co-founder of Doral, Fla.-based OrthoNOW, a national franchise walk-in orthopedic care center. A hand and upper extremity specialist with more than 15 years of experience, Dr. Badia also founded Doral, Fla.-based Badia Hand to Shoulder Center and Miami Anatomical

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Arthritis: Don’t Let It Define You!

It’s good to be #1, but not when it comes to suffering. According to the Arthritis Foundation, arthritis is the number one cause of disability in the U.S. Nearly 53 million adults have been diagnosed with arthritis…and that number is expected to grow to 67 million by 2030. So, what to do? First, awareness. While

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OrthoNOW® NAMES HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY VETERAN NICK MENDEZ CEO

OrthoNOW® NAMES HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY VETERAN NICK MENDEZ CEO Dr. Alejandro Badia Will Focus On Role as Chief Medical Officer Organizational Changes Made to Align with OrthoNOW’s Growth Strategy MIAMI —April 9, 2018 OrthoNOW has announced the appointment of Nick Mendez as its new CEO, effective immediately. He will be based in Nashville, Tennessee, the capital

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A Day at the Office: Preventing a Lifetime of Pain

Just as we generally assume that we are safe at home, those of us who stroll into an office each day don’t anticipate being wheeled out on a stretcher. But office hazards do exist, and with just a bit of attention to preventing them, you can avoid or minimize musculoskeletal problems. According to Liberty Mutual,

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Leveraging Mobile Apps in the Urgent Care Sector

By: Christine Dura Patient engagement technology should be top of mind in a social media world The recent announcement of corporate giants, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase forming an independent healthcare company to address the needs of their U.S. employees has promised “technology solutions” would be the initial focus of the new company. Healthcaredive.com is

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Are you or a loved one suffering from chronic back pain?

Get on the road to opioid-free pain relief Just about everyone suffers from back pain at some point in their life. In fact, studies have shown that back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), in the United States alone, Americans spend

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Healthcare Industry Experts Forecast Price Transparency Is Coming Soon

As featured in: Share on social media:           As consumers face higher and higher out-of-pocket costs for healthcare services, they will demand greater value, according to a comprehensive report published by healthcare industry experts Daniel Weinbach, Richard Klass, and Justin Irizarry. The three announced the publication of their white paper, “Healthcare Pricing

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Love your Body – and all its Moving Parts

Get some muscle stimulation this month Your body is loved by your lover, but is it loved by you? We tend to be our biggest critics about our bodies, when what we should be doing is being our biggest cheerleaders! This Valentine’s Day, we are challenging you to achieve self-gratification by loving yourself first, because

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