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‘My son’s legacy sees spinal patients bloom’

SSN meets David Chapple, spine surgeon and co-founder of charity Horatio’s Garden Horatio’s Garden is a national charity that creates and cares for gardens at NHS spinal injury centres in

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Trade Tools: SIGNUS Medizintechnik GmbH

Implants The DIPLOMAT pedicle screws are available as a two-piece implant. The polyaxial screws can be individually combined with the separately available standard, reduction and MIS tulips depending on the

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Money Matters – Are you over-rewarding the taxman?

Dr Benjamin Holdsworth on the record pensions tax yield    HMRC has announced record revenues from individuals generating tax payments by breaching strict yearly savings limits.  The taxman’s yield from

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Neurokinex Gatwick wins national fitness award

Neurokinex Gatwick – a provider of activity-based rehabilitation for spinal cord injury – won the 2018 National Fitness Awards’ Best Rehabilitation Facility of the Year category.   The Best Rehabilitation Facility category

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New Walton surgical role introduced to enhance patient treatment

Clinicians from The Walton Centre have developed an enhanced role for surgical practitioners, adding a greater level of patient treatment during neurosurgery. The Walton Surgical Assistant Project was created because

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How nerve fibres enter spinal cord during early development

Research into the way nerve fibres enter the wall of the spinal cord during early development in zebrafish could lead to regenerative therapies for people with injuries to their brachial

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Meeting to focus on highly complex spine surgery

The 5th edition of the EUROSPINE Spring Specialty Meeting takes place from 2-3 May 2019 in Frankfurt, Germany Course chairs Thomas Blattert (Schwarzach, Germany), Bernhard Meyer (Munich, Germany) and Frank

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People with osteoporosis should avoid spinal poses in yoga

Yoga postures that flex the spine beyond its limits may raise the risk of compression fractures in people with thinning bones, according to research from Mayo Clinic. The results appear

EVENTS

5-7 June 2019, 20th EFORT Congress; Lisbon

The EFORT Annual Congress 2019 will be held at Lisbon, Portugal, from 05 June – 07 June, 2019, and is expected to be attended by doctors and other healthcare professional from

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Spine surgeons gather from all over the world

AOSpine invites delegates to the 8th Annual Global Spine Congress (GSC), which will take place in Toronto, Canada, from 15-18 May, 2019 The GSC is the only truly International Spine