Prof. Stefano Negrini, medical director of Isico explains how the examinations and treatments evolve during the Coronavirus epidemic.Isico maintains its commitment and the trust that patients have given us by putting their health in our hands.
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Dear Patients and Families, The most difficult periods we face in life are the ones when we most need to be courageous and decisive, and look to the future. We are living through a dramatic time, in which the health of every single one of us must take priority over every other consideration. And at […]
Recent weeks have seen Italy, and the world, plunged into an emergency that is quite naturally leaving people feeling fearful and anxious. Fear is a normal and useful reaction, because it helps us to prevent, and therefore avoid, danger. Sometimes, however, these emotions become overwhelming and prevent us from seeing things in the right perspective: […]
Diarbakerli E, Grauers A, Moller H, Abbott A, Gerdhem P Scoliosis Spinal Disord. 2016 Jul 28;11:17. doi: 10.1186/s13013-016-0082-y. eCollection 2016 BACKGROUND: Little is known about physical activity levels in individuals with idiopathic scoliosis. The aim of this study was to describe the level of physical activity in adolescents with and without idiopathic scoliosis. METHODS: Two hundred […]
The scientific knowledge and the clinical competence of Isico experts recognized by Lancet’s EClinical Medicin Journal One of the major challenges faced by clinicians is related to Idiopathic Scoliosis prognosis and to decision-making concerning which would be the best treatment for every single patient. Precisely on this topic, it has just been published by Isico […]
When discussing health care in disability, it is essential to talk about rehabilitation. Yet it is not always obvious. Precisely for this prof. Stefano Negrini, as director of the Group of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (Cochrane Rehabilitation), developed the comment “Prioritising people with disabilities implies furthering rehabilitation” to the editorial “Prioritising disability in universal health […]
Fighting scoliosis is a team effort. It is also a long, difficult and sometimes exhausting battle in which the patient, who is in the front line of course, is ably supported by various team members: a specialist doctor, a physiotherapist, an orthopaedic technician and, if necessary, a psychologist. Nevertheless, the people best placed to support […]
Is there any particular sport, rather than others, that individuals with scoliosis should choose? Two Isico studies have addressed this question, and in so doing they have dispelled the misconception that dance and swimming have a negative impact on scoliosis curves. The studies in question will be presented in Melbourne, Australia, at the next SOSORT […]
What causes back pain? Well, having a back and two legs to begin with! That’s right! As humans, we have one particular body part that is always going to be more exposed than the others to the risk of discomfort and overloading. And that body part is the spine. You have probably sometimes wondered why […]