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Orthopedics and Traumatology

Orthopedics and Traumatology: what it consists of and for whom it is indicated

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.

What is an orthopedic visit

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.

You can book this activity online

Quisisana provides the service of Orthopedics and Traumatology as a paid service, book your visit now, or contact us for more informations.

Who is Orthopedics for

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:

  • joint pain from arthritis
  • bone fractures
  • soft tissue injuries (muscles, tendons, and ligaments)
  • backache
  • neck pain
  • shoulder pain and problems, such as bursitis
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • abuse and sports injuries, including tendonitis, meniscus injuries, and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries
  • congenital conditions, such as clubfoot and scoliosis

The orthopedist may also order additional diagnostic tests. These can include:

  • magnetic resonance
  • CT scan
  • bone scan
  • ultrasound
  • nerve conduction studies
  • blood analysis

Medical staff

  • Dr. Lorenzo Filippone Specialist in Orthopedics and Traumatology

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