As published on DisruptMagazine.com
September 10, 2022
After years of experience in the field, Dr. Badia concluded that sometimes a traditional emergency room could cause more harm to a patient than good when helping them with an orthopedic injury.
The problem with emergency rooms is that they are not ideal for fewer injuries or certainly complaints of joint pain, for example,” shared Alejandro Badia, MD, board-certified hand, wrist, and upper extremity orthopedic surgeon with Badia Hand to Shoulder Center in Florida.”
In 2010, Dr. Badia’s frustration with the health care system sparked the idea for the creation of specialized orthopedic urgent care centers to efficiently assess and treat a range of orthopedic and sports injuries. OrthoNOW is an immediate orthopedic care center where everything from acute injury to pain is addressed in virtually any musculoskeletal condition.
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Alejandro Badia, M.D., is an internationally renowned hand and upper-limb surgeon and founder of Badia Hand to Shoulder Center and OrthoNOW®, a network of immediate orthopedic care centers. Dr. Badia is the author of Healthcare from the Trenches.
Please call (305)227-4263 to request an appointment with Dr. Alejandro Badia.
Related link: A Day In the Operating Room with Badia Hand and Shoulder’s Dr. Badia (Photos)