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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

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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 &

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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

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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

EVENTS MARCH 2020

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

UPDATE: Coronavirus (13 March 2020):  Earlier today, a joint policy statement was issued by the Royal Surgical Colleges cancelling all non-essential travel for surgeons and trainees.  This, together with  institutional travel

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

POSTPONED For the latest updates, please visit: https://www.sbns.org.uk/index.php/conferences/dundee-2020/ 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

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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

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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

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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

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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