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Early spinal patterns may predict scoliosis in teen years

A researcher at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has identified patterns of spinal curvature in younger children that may be likely to develop into scoliosis by adolescence. “This was the

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Current developments in spinal surgery and a look to the future

Professor Arun Ranganathan, one of the leading spinal surgeons in the UK, has operated on many high-profile patients, from royal family members to fellow spine and orthopaedic surgeons and is

APRIL 2020 EVENTS

30 April – 1 May 2020, EUROSPINE Spring Specialty Meeting 2020; Frankfurt – POSTPONED

Meeting POSTPONED   Scientific programme chairs Jörg Franke (Magdeburg, Germany), Tim Pigott (Liverpool, UK) and Christoph Siepe (Munich, Germany), together with the local host Frank Kandziora (Frankfurt, Germany) cordially invite

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New research reinforces call for early detection, appropriate treatment for scoliosis patients

New research reinforces call for early detection, appropriate treatment for scoliosis patients In light of new research confirming the effectiveness of early and appropriate treatment for scoliosis, a newly revised

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Monitoring scoliosis patients on brace use prevents curve progression and need for surgery

Monitoring scoliosis patients on brace use prevents curve progression and need for surgery Bracing often is recommended for adolescents diagnosed with idiopathic adolescent scoliosis, and a spinal curve between 25

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Genetic roots of adolescent scoliosis discovered

Genetic roots of adolescent scoliosis discovered Scientists in Japan have identified a gene that is linked to susceptibility to adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, which affects tens of millions of children worldwide

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New procedure transforms treatment for scoliosis

New procedure transforms treatment for scoliosis One of the most major advances in surgery in the last decade, says top surgeon. A new way to treat young scoliosis patients recently

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The use of photographs can improve patient satisfaction following scoliosis surgery

The use of photographs can improve patient satisfaction following scoliosis surgery A study published-ahead-of-print in the journal Spine suggests that by showing scoliosis patients their photographs before and after corrective

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Laura Counsell, BSRF – Advancing knowledge of scoliosis

SSN meet Laura Counsell, National Director at the British Scoliosis Research Foundation (BSRF) What is your position in BSRF and what does your role entail? I’m National Director at the

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Laura Counsell, BSRF – Advancing knowledge of scoliosis

SSN meet Laura Counsell, National Director at the British Scoliosis Research Foundation (BSRF) What is your position in BSRF and what does your role entail? I’m National Director at the