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Hallux valgus? The solution is minimally invasive surgery!

Hallux valgus consists of the deformation of the first toe of the foot. It causes pain, redness and difficulty walking. It is important to act as soon as possible when this problem arises, and if it cannot be resolved with conservative treatment, surgery is required. Dr. Bragantini, expert in Orthopedics and Traumatology, recommends minimally invasive surgery and explains how it takes place.

Flat feet in children: when to see a doctor?

Flat foot disorder is characterized by a flat arch that causes total contact of the sole of the foot in an upright position, with the heel deflected outwards. In the case of children, the latter have flat feet up to the age of 5-6, and then form a correct arch of the foot at the age of 10-12. But what should be done when children experience pain and stiffness in the foot? Let's find out together with Dr. Francesco Pezzillo, expert in Orthopedics and Traumatology

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Orthopaedic Surgery

Regenerative medicine: stem cells in orthopedics!

There are still many doubts and myths about the use of stem cells and growth factors in medicine. Often we think of these treatments as a magic potion that allows you to reconstitute cartilage, tendons or any structure from nothing, or "come back as new". It should therefore be clarified that, although these two techniques have brought enormous advances in the healing process of various injuries, they are not synonymous and above all they are not the panacea for every problem. We talk about it in the following article

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