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Regenerative medicine technology targets cause of low back pain

Regenerative medicine technology tBiomedical engineering professors Devina Purmessur and Natalia Higuita-Castro are leading an interdisciplinary team at The Ohio State University to address an underlying cause of the pain, intervertebral


23-24 January 2020, Anatomy and surgical exposure in orthopaedics course; Oswestry

The course is primarily aimed as preparation for FRCS (Tr&Orth) examinations and is appropriate for all levels of Orthopaedic Trainee from ST3. Outline programme is here 23-24 Jan 2020      Anatomy &


Survey reveals 80 per cent of women are unaware that sacroiliac joint issues are a leading cause of chronic lower back pain after pregnancy

A survey of 1,000 women (age 35 to 60) conducted by SI-BONE Inc., found that 86 per cent of respondents are unaware that sacroiliac (SI) joint dysfunction is a leading


Researchers explore spinal discs’ early response to injury and ways to improve it

Researchers may have found a way to press pause on spinal disc injuries, giving doctors more time to treat them before worse issues develop. The Penn Medicine-led team discovered that


26-27 March 2020, Oxford Bone Infection Conference; Oxford

This will be held on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th March 2020 at the Oxford Examination Schools. The Oxford Bone Infection Conference aims to facilitate multidisciplinary team working in the


25-27 March 2020, The Society of British Neurological Surgeons Spring Meeting; Dundee

Welcome message: The SBNS Spring meeting will be hosted by our colleagues at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, 25-27 March 2020. The conference will take place at the Apex City Quay Hotel


19-22 February 2020, NASS 16th Annual Evidence & Technology Summit 2020; Utah

A Unique Winter Spine Meeting The NASS Evidence & Technology Summit provides both surgical and medical interventional perspectives on spine care. Expert faculty moderate this highly interactive meeting that provides spine


24 January 2020, BASS Cadaveric Spinal Surgery Workshop 2020; Keele

With the success of the cadaveric courses held in previous years, it is our great pleasure to announce the BASS Cadaveric Spinal Surgery Workshop which will be held on 24th


1-11 December 2019, AO Foundation Davos Course 2019; Switzerland

Join more than 1,500 health care professionals from over 80 countries at the AO Davos Courses, the AO’s flagship educational event. With hands-on exercises, discussions, and a diverse range of


Screening for cervical spine risk factors could reduce CT scans by half

An estimated eight million children suffer blunt trauma annually, and while cervical spine injury (CSI) is serious, it is uncommon. Screening children suffering from blunt trauma for CSI risk factors