In this section you will find the articles published by the experts of the Aliotta Orthopedic Center in Gela. Years of experience in the sector guarantee careful preparation in providing information on the ideal and specific solution for the patient.

FLAT FOOT IN CHILDREN: What to Do and How to Recognize It

April 29th, 2024

All newborns are born with flat feet, a normal aspect of their physical development. During the growth phase, as the child learns to walk, they require a broader support base, hence flat feet offer an advantage during this phase and should not be considered pathological. Typically, by the age of 8-12 years old, the foot […]

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What is Hyperkyphosis and What are the Types?

April 26th, 2024

Hyperkyphosis is a spinal alteration, a condition that mostly affects adolescents who spend long hours with a curved back in front of personal computers, smartphones, and video games. However, it can also result from vertebral deformities. What is Hyperkyphosis?  It is the natural accentuation of the inward curve in the upper part of the spine, […]

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Spring Ailments: Seasonal Changes & Joint Pains

April 9th, 2024

Spring is a season filled with promises: longer sunny days, milder temperatures, and nature coming back to life. However, for many people, spring also brings along bothersome bone pains. These symptoms can significantly impact one’s quality of life. In this article, we will explore the reasons behind these seasonal pains and how to mitigate them […]

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February 25th, 2024

Orthopedic braces are special supports that allow patients to be independent, especially during specific phases of life such as the postoperative and rehabilitation periods. The primary function of orthopedic braces is to immobilize joints following trauma or limb-related issues to maintain stability. In this article, we will examine various types of orthopedic braces and how […]

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Cervical Hernia: Symptoms and Diagnosis

February 7th, 2024

Among the most disabling medical conditions in daily life, capable of compromising, if neglected, the body’s mobility and even the most basic physical activities, is cervical hernia. It is a widespread and often very painful condition that presents a variety of symptoms. It is very common to manifest around the age of forty, but there […]

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What It Is and How to Treat Back Pain

January 28th, 2024

What is Back Pain? Back pain is medically termed as lumbago. It is a very common musculoskeletal disorder, characterized by painful manifestations in a specific area of the back or multiple areas of the back. These pain areas can be precisely localized or more widespread, extending to the cervical area, thighs, and buttocks. At times, […]

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Fashion and Rehabilitation: Gloves and Accessories Enhance Tactile Perception

January 21st, 2024

High-tech gloves and bracelets are breaking barriers and supporting the rehabilitation journeys of individuals affected by trauma. Fashion intertwines with science in the line of outfits developed by Federica Barsetti, a student at Modartech Institute, a School of Advanced Training in Pontedera. The collection, aptly named ‘Mana,’ a tribal term meaning ‘inner strength,’ was created […]

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Including Diversity: the Future of Fashion is Diversity

January 6th, 2024

Inclusion, diversity, equity, but also fluidity and adaptiveness—these are some of the most significant challenges that the fashion world must face in the near future. It’s a profound and radical transformation that requires a substantial commitment from the entire industry. “Fashion has the charm of both the beginning and the end, the allure of novelty, […]

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Cervical Pain: Symptoms and Treatment

December 6th, 2023

Cervical pain, also known as cervicogenic pain, is a condition associated with inflammation of muscles, joints, or tendons in the neck. It can affect individuals of any age and is linked to various triggering factors. This condition may develop from simple muscle contractions and poor posture during work or sleep, or it can be caused […]

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Diabetic Foot: One of the most feared complications associated with diabetes

December 3rd, 2023

The diabetic foot: what is it and what does it cause? Diabetic foot is a significant problem, considering that even today, a million people lose a leg due to this condition. Statistics highlight the severity: a diabetic person statistically faces a 40 times higher relative risk of limb amputation compared to a non-diabetic individual. Timely […]

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