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Spinal Research believes in a world where spinal cord injury is no longer a life sentence

Tackling Paralysis is the latest campaign from Spinal Research, promoting awareness of paralysis within the rugby community. The concept began with four men at sea … At the heart of


Fatigue life analysis of notched versus pristine spinal rods

The Orthopaedic Innovation Centre Canada investigates the effect of spine rod gripping on fatigue strength through cyclic biomechanical testing. Thoracic and lumbar back pain is a highly prevalent issue that


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


Cervical disc arthroplasty

Promotional feature Degenerative cervical disc diseases are generally treated with a discectomy and fusion surgery after failure of a conservative therapy. Even if the patient’s satisfaction and the success of


Spine Score – an educational tool for spine surgeons

In 2019 spinal surgeons Roozbeh Shafafy and Sherief Elsayed developed the idea for a mobile-based app providing access to the most common scoring and classification systems pertaining to spinal surgery.


The future of spine surgery – perspectives and trends to look out for in 2020

The spine industry is a large, growing and vibrant market, demonstrated in significant technological advances for spine surgery and events like EUROSPINE 2019. Jordy Winters, EMEA Spine Lead, DePuy Synthes,


Medtronic to advance solutions and capabilities in surgical data and analytics with acquisition of Digital Surgery

Medtronic recently announced the acquisition of Digital Surgery, a privately-held pioneer in surgical artificial intelligence (AI), data and analytics, and digital education and training. The acquisition of Digital Surgery will


STEPS Rehabilitation win prestigious industry award for a second consecutive year

STEPS Rehabilitation, a Sheffield-based company, won “Rehabilitation Provider of the Year” at the national Personal Injury Awards 2019. This is the second consecutive year that STEPS has won the award,


FundamentalVR launches immersive spine surgical training into medical students’ homes

FundamentalVR, producers of immersive technology to improve the way surgeons are trained, recently announced the expansion of its educational platform, Fundamental Surgery, with the addition of a new education modality