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Dr. Pietro Seni

Orthopedic Surgery
Kettering, OH
47 years experience male

Locations

Office

Dayton, OH

Address

3205 Woodman Dr., Dayton, OH
Directions

Orthopaedic institute of Dayton

Kettering, OH

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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

Italian

Doctor Q&A

425 Answers
133 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Strengthening: If your back is in good condition and have not given you any problems, the best way to keep it healthy and strong if to strengthening of the core and ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Need knee x-rays: Acd could stand for anemia of chronic disease or alveolar capillary dysplasia, however i wonder if you meant ocd lesion(osteochondrtis dissecans).It c... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
See pcp: Recomend you see a physician and be check, some diagnostics test may be needed such as x-ray of your cervical spine and some times MRI if physical ex... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Facet joints: What you felt like" popping"may indicate some strain of the facet joints located between two adjecent vertebras, they should have gotten a lot better ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Depend: All depend of what treament you are getting.What was recomended to you?Treament could be very simple to one that requires a distal femoral osteotomy.Y... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Could be a torn musc: I would have prefer to see am MRI rather than ct, MRI much better for soft tissue diagnosis.Depending upon wich level of the ribs you are talking abou... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
See PCP: How was the diagnosis made?If the diagnosis is correct has to find out why you have a deficient or low vit-d, many instances vit-d deficiency is asso... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Yes they are: Sure they are several choices:iv biphosphonates such as zolendronic acid, parathyroid hormone can olso be used(forteo)can take modified strogens recep... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Pain: The symptoms are1)pain lateral aspect of the elbow2)pain when lifting3)pain with resisted extension of the wrist and fingers4)pain against. Resisted s... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Usually not: Osteophytes are usually present on osteoarthitis, gout produce small cystic formations around the joint and some times calcifications, they can coexis... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Not a fx: Spondylosis does not mean you have a fracture, not even a hairline fracture..Spondylosis is term used to denote degenerative changes of the spine, usu... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Is not normal: It could be if the fracture was a displaced fx that a bone fragment may be presing upon omne of the nerve branches and may have produced an small nerv... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
See ortho surgeon: Should see your pcp or orthopaedic surgeon, only a good physical exam and x-ray of your knee can determine the reazon for the pain.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Yes: Yes probably you have scoliosis.Special x-ray need to be taken and depending upon result proper treatment established.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Tendinitis?: Because you have wrist tenderness does not mean that you have a neurological problem specially if cts have been rule out.They are many other condition... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Yes: Koch's spine is the name given to an special form of tuberculosis of the spine.Treatment depend of many conditions.Usually is special antibiotics for ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Yes: Some cases of fracture femurs have being reported on patients taken bisphosphonates(fosamax (alendronate) is one of them)however other conditions suc... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Mal-union: Is not normal to continue with pain unless the bone has developed a mal union or a non union, if that is the case need to be corrected.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Determine the ethiol: First the ethiology of the swelling need to stablish may not have anything to do with the stress fx.And it could be that the force needed to stop the ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
See physician: They are many possibilities among them electrolyte imbalance, intrinsic pathology of the muscle, central nervous system pathology.Is better that you h... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Yes.get a 2nd opinio: Although medically you can make the diagnosis of RA base only on the symptoms, it is helpful to have corraboration of the diagnosis by lab work and x-... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Combination: Best way is first to control your diet, increase proteins and decrease carb and make sure your bmi is the crrect one your your hight and body habit.Yo... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Neurontin (gabapentin): You obviosly have neuropathic pain, it can be or not associated with your disc pathology, an EMG is another diagnostic tool that can help elucidate th... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Strain muscle: Probably you have a muscle strain-sprain however if you coughed very hard and you have soft bones(osteoporosis)the possibility of stress fx of the rib... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Torn menisicus: It could be a torn meniscus. You need an Orthopedic evaluation an most likely an MRI of you knee.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Find the cause: First need to know what is producing the bone pain and treatment varies depending upon what is producing the bone pain.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Chondromalacia Patel: Is probably related to your knee cap.You may have a common conditiuon call patella chondromalacia.They are many options for treatment.See your pcp.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Decreased IR: You have decreased internal rotation of the shoulder.Many intrarticular conditions can decrease ir, also a condition called adhesive capsulitis may pr... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
MS oncologist: Best answer can be obtain from a musculoekeletal oncologist.That person is up to date with research and surgical advances and limb spearing surgery.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Yes: There are much better exercises that target the gluteus such as leg press, butt lift, leg lift, gluteus kick back just to mention a few. I usually pre... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
ARTHRITIS: They are many possible causes, the pricipal one is some form of arthritis, some form of bone disease(metabolic)or intrinsic bone pathology.Obviosly ne... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
See pcp: The proper thing to do is to see your pcp.They are several conditions that could give you those symptoms most likely is pathology of the limbar spine,... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Chondromalacia patte: Could be a condition called patella chondromalacia(damage to the kneecap articular surface).
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
It may: It may, however if the cyst is not longer present it means that ruptured expontaneosly and will not worry about it.
A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
See ortho surgeon: Defiinitely you need to see an orthopedic surgeon to examine you and make a proper diagnosis.X-rays are necessary to make sure what you have is frozen... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Do not worry: If no pain now do not worry about it, only if pain persist you should seek medical attention.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Yes: It depend upon whether is compresing the sciatic nerve or not (the piriform muscle)
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Pain: very unusual to have an unstable SI joint unless you have had a big trauma or inflamatory disease to destabilize the joint.The ligaments that hold the... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Need some procedures: Both conditions could coexist together.There are procedures to differentiate one from the other such as EMG,PE and facet joint inyections,if the face... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Yes: If you had an intraarticular fx if possible that you are developing osteoarthritis of the ankle joint(crumbling bone", this occur very often when fx w... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Face,Skull Fx: Npa is contraindicated with severe head or facial injuries, specially with fx of the base of the skull(battle"s sign), in that case oropharyngeal iair... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
X-ray: Only way to tell is by takinf an xray, unless the arm is deformed by the fracture.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Yes.: Yes, if your bulging disc is not symptomatic you can exercise. Supervised exercise by an experienced individual or therapist in this type of rehab is... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Epidurals inyections: May consider epidural inyections anda good exercise program to the core muscles,however surgery may be the best option for the numbness specially if d... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Neck Problem.: Probably the correct answer is the one that Dr Trettin gave you. Howeve;r considering the fact that this only occurs when you are laying down, inicat... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Yes: Any time that you have onset of unexplainable pain it nees to be investigated.There are many possibilties and that is why need investigation(testing.P... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Skin procedure: Jessner lymphocytic infiltration of the skin is a veryyt111y`1y rear condition described by jessner in 1953, it produces photosensitivity of the skin ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Tail bone pain: Avoid any further trauma by sitting on a hardsurface.Use an inflatable ring when sitting on hardsurfaces.Taking warm seatbaths will help with pelvic o... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Dead bone: All depend of the joint involved with avn, if the area of dead bone is small some time bone graft can be done, some time plain drilling of the bone ma... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Pelvis: Depend upon why they were order in the first place, what they were looking for.You can see the integrity of the pelvic ring, any bone lesions, see if ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Seni is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Seni is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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The procedure initially was supposed to be a patellar tendon repair with wires etc.. when I came out of surgery I was told it was only anchored with 4 Anchor screws. I was casted for 6 weeks following...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you very kindly sir. It's been over a year and now with new symptoms, and a knee exam, it's believed that i have a torn ACL. Thank you so much
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I accidentally overdosed on Flexeril several years ago and I experienced hallucinations, and was in a coma-like state for 3 days. Thanks...

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

unknwon
Graduated 1974MD

Medical/Graduate school

Xavier university.Bogota.Colombia
MD

Residency

general
Completed 1969

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Dayton, OH - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, Dayton, OH - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, Dayton, OH - Winter
2013

Affiliations

Orthopedic Institute of Dayton
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