The orthopaedist Dr. Russo Arcangelo from the clinic Humanitas Castelli in Bergamo is available every second Thursday at the Physiotherapy centre Vedani.

What's the meaning of orthopaedic ?

It is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and correction of injuries or disorders of the skeletal system and associated muscles, joints, and ligaments.  

Orthopedic surgeons treat a number of conditions that affect the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves.

These conditions include the following:

  • Arthritis
  • Bone tumors
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Club foot, knock knees, bow legs, bunions, hammertoes
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures, sprains, and strains
  • Muscle, ligament, and tendon damage
  • Osteoporosis
  • Spine disorders (e.g., sciatica, scoliosis, ruptured disc)
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