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Re-engineered enzyme could help reverse damage from spinal cord injury and stroke

A team of researchers from University of Toronto Engineering and the University of Michigan has redesigned and enhanced a natural enzyme that shows promise in promoting the regrowth of nerve


9-11 December 2020, DWG Spine Congress; Virtual experience

See you – online at the 15th German Spine Congress! A message from the management team: Dear DWG members, dear colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, “Corona” is currently turning our previous


6-9 October 2020, NASS 2020 Annual Meeting; Virtual experience

Discover what’s new in spine This year’s NASS 2020 Annual Meeting will deliver outstanding scientific research, and live and pre-recorded sessions to surgical, medical and multidisciplinary spine care professionals. Participants


Surgeon Focus – Khawar Siddique

Dr Siddique is a board-certified neurosurgeon at DOCS Spine and Orthopaedics in Los Angeles, specialising in minimally invasive spinal surgeries related to work injuries, motor vehicle accidents, failed previous surgeries


Simultaneous stimulation helped a spinal cord injury patient regain the ability to walk

The simultaneous stimulation of the motor nerves of the brain and limbs (paired associative stimulation) has yielded promising research results. Research conducted at the BioMag Laboratory, operated by the University


Spinal imaging market sees impressive growth spurred by the advent of AI and 3D-based modalities

Insights of a growing market based on a report on the spinal imaging market by Future Market Insights   The global spinal imaging market is expected to rise at above 5 per


Results of the largest independent randomised controlled trial of a digital therapy against chronic pain

In the largest independent randomised controlled trial (RCT) of its type, a multimodal app-based digital therapy programme for patients with non-specific low back pain has outperformed standard-of-care treatment across all