Medical director: Doc. Cinchini Elisabetta
Orthopedics is the medical discipline that studies the musculoskeletal system.
Orthopedists are specialized in diagnosing and treating problems in the musculoskeletal system which includes: bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves.
At Quisisana, an accredited private hospital, it is possible to undergo an orthopedic visit in Ferrara.
The orthopedic visit at Quisisana, for a fee and not affiliated with the National Health System, is carried out by the medical staff composed of Dr. Filippone Lorenzo and Dr. Giambattista Scillone. This is one of the services available in the Ferrara nursing home, which makes experience and specialization its strengths.
The orthopedist is responsible for diagnosing congenital or functional problems of the musculoskeletal system, from infections to sports injuries, fractures, joint problems, osteoporosis and bone tumors. Orthopedists - to treat musculoskeletal problems, such as sports injuries, joint pain, and back problems - use both surgical and non-surgical approaches.
The orthopedic visit is recommended when you have shoulder problems or instability, knee, hip, hand, foot, fractures, scoliosis, back pain and sprains. A visit with the orthopedist is generally required if you have difficulty doing simple activities, pain in the muscles, tendons and joints as well as pain in the joints that become more intense with rest. Swelling or bruising in the joints or following trauma should not be underestimated, even more so if accompanied by a limitation of the possibilities of movement.
Below are some of the more common conditions that an orthopedist can treat:
The orthopedist may also order additional diagnostic tests. These can include: