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Spinal stimulators repurposed to restore touch in lost limb

According to a new study from the University of Pittsburgh’s Rehab Neural Engineering Labs, spinal cord stimulators commonly used to relieve chronic pain could provide a straightforward and universal method


Online opportunity allows participants unrestricted access to EUROSPINE

As a response to the current Corona crisis, EUROSPINE 2020, which was supposed to be held in Vienna, Austria, this year, will now take place exclusively online between 6−9 October


Success of first JASPIS ST® surgery in Australia

Neurosurgeon Dr Andrew Miles, Neurospine Institute, Western Australia successfully completed the first JASPIS® ST surgery in Australia. Dr Miles’ first JASPIS ST case was a patient with degenerative disc disease


Surgeon in focus – Alok Sharan

Alok Sharan is an orthopaedic spine surgeon who focuses on minimally invasive spine surgery, as well as cervical spine surgery. He is one of the leading authorities on the Awake


Surgeon in focus – Patrick Hill

Patrick Hill is a spine surgeon at DOCS Spine + Orthopaedics in Los Angeles. He is a fellowship trained orthopaedic spine surgeon, specialising in the application of minimally invasive surgery


Lockdown good news story – hospital garden opens in London

During lockdown we have all come to realise the importance of outdoor spaces, most notably in hospital settings, and the ways in which they help to support good mental health


More appealing, more informative and with new functions: the revised SIGNUS website is online

Since the end of August SIGNUS presents itself with a new website. The new online presence offers clearly arranged and comprehensive information about the family business SIGNUS, its products and


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