Although the use of ozone in medicine dates back to the First World War, in Italy it has only recently been made official. In 1983 the Italian Society of Oxygen-Ozone Therapy was founded which will disclose its properties and advantages in the medical field. In this article we find out what this therapy consists of and its possible applications
New technologies help surgical interventions and allow better results, both in terms of post-operative recovery of the patient and in terms of aesthetics. This is also the case with minimally invasive anterior hip surgery, which we talk about with the Orthopedist and Traumatologist Dr. Vasina Pier Giorgio
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.
We are so used to walking with shoes on flat surfaces that anthropologists identify the next step in human evolution in the flat foot. In fact, although it occurs for 90% of cases in children, flat feet can also arise in adults. The orthopedist will help us choose the best path to leave us our "flat"
Dr. Gustavo Alberto Zanoli, expert in Orthopedics and Traumatology, talks to us about the hip prosthesis, how the surgery takes place and the postoperative period
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
In the event of severe damage to the joint responsible for the connection between the femur and tibia, it is necessary to resort to knee prosthetic surgery. Prof. Leonardo Osti, expert in Orthopedics and Traumatology in Modena, explains more about the intervention
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Knee arthroscopy is a technique used in orthopedic surgery with the aim of diagnosing or treating different types of knee disorders. It is a minimally invasive technique that is performed under anesthesia (which can be local, spinal or general). Let's find out more in the following article
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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