While Isico has organized to reopen in total safety its clinics throughout Italy (the reopening was on May 11th ), our work never stopped thanks to the Telemedicine, started two months ago. Weeks later, we are sure that it was the best choice for this specific moment we are experiencing because it allowed us to […]
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Many people are saying that the present coronavirus epidemic will change our whole way of being: our relations with others and the way we see things. Indeed, this health emergency has forced practically all of us to change our habits and our way of life. Perhaps we should therefore also be asking ourselves whether, in […]
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. Interrater reliability of three-dimensional reconstruction of the spine : Low-dose stereoradiography for evaluating bracing in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Almansour H1, Pepke W1, Rehm J2, Bruckner T3, Spira D2, Akbar M4 Orthopade. 2020 Apr;49(4):350-358. doi: 10.1007/s00132-019-03712-x. BACKGROUND […]
Is there an alternative treatment to another in adults with scoliosis who suffer from back pain? The answer is no, simply because therapy is made up of several steps. It just has been published by the scientific journal Annals of Translational Medicine the editorial comment of Isico “Symptomatic adult spinal deformity: implications for treatment“. A comment to […]
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. Prevalence of the thoracic scoliosis in children and adolescents candidates for strabismus surgery: results from a 1935-patient cross-sectional study in China. Pan XX, Huang CA, Lin JL, Zhang ZJ, […]
Due to the Coronavirus emergency and the consequent restrictive measures, our SEAS courses, foreseen in different countries of the world in the next period, cannot be done: we are ready to reschedule them as soon as possible. In some cases, however, SEAS has been able to evolve in online mode in order not to stop […]
If we analyse it, movement, in general, is part of different aspects of our lives: knowledge, therapies, human relationships… And, of course, we are also talking about physical activity: our body in motion! More than anything, movement promotes wellbeing, mental as well as physical, and above all, it helps to prevent conditions of the kind […]
Bracing treatment reduces the risk of needing surgery, but the proportion of patients who manage to avoid the scalpel differs between Europe and North America. The factor that makes the difference is patient compliance, i.e. a patient’s adherence to, and belief in, the course of bracing treatment prescribed. In this regard, Italian patients certainly come out […]
“I have appreciated being able to have continuity of treatment and the certainty that I can go on being supported by my doctor and therapist even in an emergency, like the one created by the coronavirus outbreak”. This is one of many anonymous comments collected by ISICO through quality assessment questionnaires that patients are filling […]
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.