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Well prepared for the running season: expert tips for beginners and advanced runners

When the first warm rays of sunshine make themselves felt after a long winter, many runners are drawn outside again. Longer days and warm temperatures make the spring months particularly attractive for beginners, but ambitious runners are also now expanding their training again. This is the best opportunity to do some spring cleaning in your training plan and set off for new challenges.

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Winter Sports Safety: Tips to Prevent Injuries from an Expert

Skiing and snowboarding carry a relatively high risk of injury compared to other sports: How can you minimize the risk? And what should you pay attention to in the event of an injury? The risk of injury when skiing and snowboarding is relatively high compared to other sports; legs, arms and head are usually affected.

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Patient Safety – One of our Major Concerns

Patient safety, hygiene, infection prevention and continuous quality improvement are central concerns in the clinics of the PremiQaMed Group.

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Innovative Treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans – Degradation of Bone Tissue below the Articular Cartilage

Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) is a condition of bone necrosis underneath the cartilage, i.e. the bone dies off. As this disease progresses, the overlying cartilage tissue is also destroyed because the articular cartilage is not being nourished by the bone beneath.

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Treatment of Hammer Toes at the Confraternität Private Hospital

Hammer toes, also known as claw toes, are deformities of the toes and are one of the most common deformities of the forefoot. The middle segment of the affected toe bends upwards and the terminal segment downwards like a hammer.

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Skoliosis and Kyphosis Treatment

Disorders such as scoliosis and kyphosis are pathologies of the spine, namely, posture deformities. Dr. Vaclav Cink is the only specialist in Austria with three diplomas relevant for spine surgery: orthopedics, trauma surgery and neurosurgery. He will explain the main differences between skoliosis and kyphosis.

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Vertebral Slippage (Spondylolisthesis)

Dr. Cink is one of the leading surgeons in the treatment of spondylolisthesis. The focus is on specific pain management and the elimination of neurological symptoms. Dr. Cink has outstanding expertise in the surgical correction of spinal deformities, and applies state-of-the-art surgical techniques.

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Treatment of Hallux Rigidus in the Center for Foot Surgery

Hallux rigidus is the second most common deformity of the big toe after hallux valgus. It is a joint wear (arthrosis) of the big toe, which leads to painful movement restrictions.

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Home Office without Pain

Due to the pandemic home office has become a part of our reality. While regulations regarding ergonomics in the workplace apply to offices, these conditions are often not met when working in one's own four walls.

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Hallux Valgus Treatment Using the V-tek-Method

Hallux valgus is called differently, e.g. bunion, frostbite, crooked toe or hyperthrophy. This is a misalignment of the big toe that leads to numerous complaints over time. It is important to choose the right method to get a lasting result. At the Döbling Private Hospital you are in the hands of specialists who use state-of-the-art methods to give you the best possible result.

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Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction "Advanced ACL Repair"

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Patrick Weninger is a trauma surgeon specializing in knee joints at the Döbling Private Hospital. His main specialization is the treatment of knee injuries by arthroscopic (minimally invasive) method. Every year, Dr. Weninger performs about 600 of these knee surgeries.

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What You Need to Know About Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a common aging disease of the bone, making it more prone to fracture. One in four women over the age of 50 suffers from osteoporosis.

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Center for Cartilage Regeneration, Orthobiology and Joint Preservation

Prof. Dr. Stefan Marlovits heads the Center for Cartilage Regeneration, Orthobiology and Joint Preservation at the Döbling Private Hospital. Cartilage research has been one of his scientific focal points and the subject of numerous publications for over 25 years.

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Treatment of Dupuytren's Disease (Dupuytren's contracture) in Austria

Dupuytren’s disease is a benign proliferation of the connective tissue under the skin (fibromatosis) that causes cord-like thickening on the palms of the hands.

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Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Traumatology in Austrian Private Clinics

The chances of correcting problems in the spine, hips, knees and other areas of the musculoskeletal system are better than ever. Thanks to modern diagnostic procedures, the causes – malposition, accident or signs of wear and tear – can be clarified easily.

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