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Active lifestyles may help damaged nerves to heal after spinal injuries

New research from Imperial College London shows that leading an active lifestyle may increase the likelihood of damaged nerves regenerating after a spinal cord injury The early-stage findings, published in the


Spinal registry launched to improve surgical outcomes for patients

Northgate Public Services (NPS) has created a spinal registry for EUROSPINE, an organisation dedicated to improving the outcomes for patients with spinal and neck injuries. The Spine Tango registry, which was originally created in 2002, has


Trade tools – SIGNUS Medizintechnik GmbH

Promotional feature ATHLET – The real winner! Anterior cervical corpectomy and fusion (ACCF) has become standard procedure for patients with spondylotic myelopathy due to multisegmental stenosis of the cervical canal.


Money Matters – Many savers are breaching the protection of their pensions savings allowance

Dr Benjamin Holdsworth on why you should check your own position in the pensions savings allowance Thousands of pension savers have unwittingly lost the protection they had put in place


Imaging procedures at National Spinal Injuries Centre to be enhanced and future-proofed with MRI system

A new-to-the-UK MRI system has been ordered for the first time to take its place at the internationally recognised National Spinal Injuries Centre at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, part of Buckinghamshire


1-3 April 2020, BritSpine 2020; Glasgow

BritSpine 2020 takes place from 1st – 3rd April 2020, with the pre-conference courses on 31st March 2020, in Glasgow. The Organising Committee comprised of Local Hosts and representatives from all UKSSB


Horatio’s Garden receives Royal Patronage

Horatio’s Garden has announced the news that Princess Eugenie has become the charity’s Royal Patron. Her Royal Highness will be supporting the charity’s vision of bringing thriving gardens to all


NuVasive LessRay Platform wins top honour at 2019 Edison Awards

NuVasive, a spine technology innovation company, focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally integrated solutions, recently announced its LessRay® radiation reduction and workflow enhancement platform was voted a


Finnish spinal cord injury rehabilitation research receives significant funding from Wings for Life Foundation

Nexstim Plc, a targeted neuromodulation company developing and marketing navigated, personalised and non-invasive brain stimulation systems for diagnostics and therapy recently announced that Helsinki University Hospital in Finland has received


An ‘EpiPen’ for spinal cord injuries

An injection of nanoparticles can prevent the body’s immune system from overreacting to trauma, potentially preventing some spinal cord injuries from resulting in paralysis. The approach was demonstrated in mice