DiSCo il Bando per il Diritto allo Studio 2021-2022

E’ stato pubblicato sul sito dell’Ente regionale per il diritto allo studio e la promozione della conoscenza – DiSCo il Bando per il Diritto allo Studio 2021-2022, che prevede l’assegnazione di borse di studio, posti alloggio, servizio mensa, contributi per la mobilità internazionale e premi di laurea per l’anno accademico 2021-2022. I contributi e i servizi sono messi a bando per permettere a studenti universitari capaci e meritevoli ma…

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Spagna: Podologo, non Podoiatra

Cari Soci, in riferimento alla terminologia relativa alla Professione di Podologo, si specifica quanto segue. Il termine Podiatra (podiatrist) è identificativo della professione prevalentemente nei Paesi extrauropei (Stati Uniti, Australia, UK). Il percorso formativo, normalmente corrispondente a 4 anni di studio, determina come competenze la possibilità, tra le altre corse, di prescrivere farmaci e operare…

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Non-infective nail conditions

About 50% of nail conditions result from various causes, including nail injuries, psoriasis, lichen planus, and occasionally tumours (cancerous and noncancerous)  Lichen planus affects the nails in up to 10% of cases. Some people may have only mild symptoms such as discoloration of the nail beds, thinning of the nails, and formation of nail ridges.…

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Skin cancer of feet

Melanoma, the sternest skin cancer, grows on skin that gets too much sun. It can also commence in places where the sun hardly shines, such as your foot. Because most people never check their feet for signs of melanoma, this cancer often spreads before it’s noticed. Allowed to spread, melanoma can turn deadly. By inspecting…

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Peripheral Neuropathy in Diabetics

Diabetes can affect several systems in the body, including the nervous system. The most common type of peripheral neuropathy affects the leg and foot. Diabetic Peripheral neuropathy results in the loss of sensation of the foot. Symptoms may include tingling, numbness, and in some cases, pain. This loss of protective sensation may result in the…

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Foot in motion

Our activities of daily living inherently involve interacting with the physical environment: the complexity of our bipedal walking is commonly done in an apparent remarkable easiness.  We definitely want to keep feet in the best possible shape, as if they hurt your mobility and enjoyment of life are affected. Movements allow children to connect concepts…

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Pes Planovalgus (Flat Foot)

Pes planovalgus (i.e., flatfoot) is a common condition among young children and also is encountered in adults. In children, congenital pes planus typically resolves with age as the foot musculature strengthens. Flexible pes planus is defined as a normal arch during non-weight-bearing activity or tiptoeing, with a flattening arch on standing. In rigid pes planus,…

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Skin foot infections

An infected foot is often painful and can make it difficult to walk. Infections can be both fungal and bacterial infections. An infection can occur after an injury, having bacteria entering the wound, such as a cut or a skin crack, and cause an infection. Certain medical conditions, such as diabetes mellitus and ingrown toenails,…

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Overuse Injuries

Overuse injuries due to lifestyle problems, unpaired walking or sporting activities commonly lead to ankle and foot abnormalities. The tendons, bones and muscles are specifically prone to degeneration. The various disorders may be classified by a grading system that includes peritendinous inflammation, degenerative tendon disease, and ruptures. Bone marrow edema is another typical manifestation of…

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Overriding digit/ digitus superductus deformity

is characterized by hyperextension of the corresponding metatarsophalangeal joint and lateral or medial deviation of the toe that comes to lay over the other.  Digitus superductus deformity usually occurs in combination with complex forefoot deformity like splayfoot and hallux valgus or digitus quintus varus deformity.  The raised toe shows pressure sores and corns (med. Clavus)…

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PLANTAR FASCIITIS

Plantar fasciitis is a common and a disabling musculoskeletal disorder primarily affecting the fascial enthesis; it is thought to have a mechanical origin. It is predominantly a clinical diagnosis. Symptoms are stabbing, inferior heel non radiating pain in the morning; the pain becomes worse at the end of the day and can be triggered and…

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Hallux valgus

The common term for hallux valgus is bunion. It is characterized by a mostly painful medial deviation of the metatarsal head 1 and the simultaneous deviation of the ossa phalageale 1 laterally towards the other toes. As a result, deformities and displacements of the other toes may occur.  The causes have not yet been definitively…

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