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Breast Cancer Awareness: The Link between Breast Cancer and Osteoporosis

Women are about twice as likely as men to develop osteoporosis, a disease that means your bones are weak and more likely to break after the age of 50. Research shows that some breast cancer treatments can lead to bone loss. In addition, if you’re a woman who’s been diagnosed with breast cancer, bone health …

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Clavicle FX in Periodontist / Cyclist

Case Study: Urgent Treatment of Clavicle Fracture (Broken Collarbone) Patient fell on mountain bike trail. Considered ER visit but brother, a surgeon, recommended orthopedic urgent care, OrthoNOW® Seen within minutes on a weekend with x-ray images transmitted to appropriate subspecialist orthopedic surgeon, who was lecturing abroad. Patient scheduled for procedure in adjacent outpt surgery center. …

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What happens inside an operating room during a surgery? Surgery – LIVE!

[sliceshow id=”1111″] What happens inside an operating room during a surgery? Unless you’re a doctor, nurse, or the patient, you probably have no idea. But students recently got the inside (and we mean, really inside) view during a field trip to the Museum. As Dr. Alejandro Badia, of the Badia Hand to Shoulder Center and …

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Debunking Orthopaedic Myths

Dr. Alejandro Badia, Chief Medical Officer and his physician team at OrthoNOW™ Doral, South Florida’s only orthopaedic urgent care facility, recently collaborated to debunk the most commonly heard orthopaedic myths. The myths include:  Myth:  Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by using a computer. Truth:  “Pressure on the medial nerve causes carpal tunnel syndrome. This pressure …

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Las 5 lesiones más comunes y como evitarlas

Como todo el mundo se prepara para mantener sus resoluciones sobre mantenerse en forma, es importante recordar que nuestro cuerpo tiene límites que puede manejar. Sin la postura apropiada y estiramientos, pueden ocurrir lesiones graves. Ya sea que esté haciendo ejercicios de Pilates, construyendo músculo con sus pesas o simplemente, yendo al gimnasio por su …

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Alejandro Badia, M.D., Pioneer in Global Telemedicine Technology

Telemedicine is the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications to improve a patient’s clinical health status. Imagine a scenario where doctors from different centers can collaborate on a surgery without having to actually be in the operating room, doctors in remote locations could receive immediate expert support from …

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Introduction to Femoro-Acetabular Impingement FAI by Mauricio Herrera, M.D. Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

Femoroacetabularis the term to describe the location where the femur (thigh bone) and the acetabulum (hip socket) come together. Impingement is a term that refers to pinching. Therefore, a diagnosis of femoroacetabular impingement indicates a pinching or pain in the hip joint where the femur meets the hip socket. A patient will point to their …

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