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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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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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Miami Tennis Medicine Conference are well served at two-day event

Upon a backdrop of one of South Florida’s most exciting venues, Miami Hard Rock Stadium, Dr. Alejandro Badia, MD, Course Chairman, Upper Limb Surgeon, and Chief Medical Officer of OrthoNOW invited physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers, coaches, health professionals, and researchers from around the world to the 2019 STMS Miami Tennis Medicine Conference. With more …

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9 Ways Physicians Can Effectively Collaborate with Nurses

This article originally appeared on Merritt Hawkins. Much has changed during the last 40 years, including an understanding of the importance of physicians and nurses working together, using a team-based approach to improve patient care. “The relationship between nurses and physicians is vital to the well-being and outcomes for patients and their families,” said Linda …

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Revolutionary Medicine

This article originally appeared in Brickell Magazine. What is emerging in healthcare bears little resemblance to its previous form. Longer life expectancies, emerging markets, increased regulatory scrutiny and healthcare reform are driving industry change. As traditional boundaries dissolve and the new system emerges from its old form, ideas that innovate, inspire and ignite change — …

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‘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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