Entries by Utenza Editor

Back and neck pain and smartphone: is there a correlation?

Can being bent over the smartphone too often cause back- and neck pain in younger people? Data coming out of the study Posture and time spent using a smartphone are not correlated with neck pain and disability in young adults: A cross-sectional study, published some time ago by the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies are not confirming […]

Isico among the attendees of the November SRS webinar

A new webinar for professionals is scheduled for November 7, part of the cycle of those organized in recent months by the SRS (available on the pages of the society’s website). Two specialists from Isico, our scientific director, Prof. Stefano Negrini and Dr. Fabio Zaina, Isico physiatrist will be taking part in this online event […]

Digital Transformation at ISPO: Isico is there

The theme of the international online conference of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), scheduled from 1 to 4 November will be “Digital Transformation in an Evolving World”: the World Congress will explore how digital transformation affects all aspects of using and working with assistive technology, from booking a clinic appointment and electronic […]

Physical Functioning in Adolescents with Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Systematic Review of Outcome Measures and Their Measurement Properties

Every year, the Italian Scoliosis Study Group selects the best published papers on conservative spine treatment from the global scientific literature.Here is the abstract from one of these papers.  Physical Functioning in Adolescents with Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Systematic Review of Outcome Measures and Their Measurement Properties Samia Alamrani, Alison B Rushton, Adrian Gardner, Elena Bini, Deborah Falla, Nicola R HeneghanPMID: 34033069 DOI: 10.1007/s43390-021-00365-9 Abstract Study […]

SEAS lands in France!

SEAS – Scientific Exercise Approach to Scolisis has taken an important symbolic step. The first training course for physiotherapists was organized in France last week. The implication, almost exciting, is that the location of the course was Lyon.This place represents the historical cradle of scoliosis treatment. The city where the corrective plasters, the Lionese brace and […]

Can bracing improve trunk asymmetries in young adults?

Scoliosis is a condition characterised by the presence of a vertebral deformity in the three planes of space. The extent to which this deformity is visible externally varies from case to case. As stated in the guidelines recently developed by SOSORT, one of the primary objectives of scoliosis rehabilitation treatment is to improve trunk asymmetries. […]

Scoliosis and pregnancy

For a woman, discovering she is pregnant is often one of the most memorable, most exciting and happiest moments in her life. Thinking about the baby, imagining it and talking about it, not to mention feeling it inside her, arouses a number of precious and positive emotions: hope, tenderness and love. However, at the same […]

Isico at the SRS 56th Annual Meeting

The SRS 56th Annual Meeting, running from 22 to 25 September, 2021, was a hybrid event that included a robust in-person programme live in Missouri, USA and a virtual component, to allow delegates who were unable to attend in person to follow and enjoy the event. Isico took part with a podium presentation of its research “The natural history of adults with […]

Congress in Bulgaria: Michele Romano awarded

In Sofia/Bulgaria, September 11-12, 2021 the VIII National Congress of the Association of Physiotherapists in Bulgaria: “Interdisciplinary approach and current trends in practice” took place. Both the current trends in practice on a national and global scale, as well as the future development of the profession in Bulgaria were discussed during the Forum. The scientific program once […]