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How motion capture is revolutionising spinal care

Kim Duffy, life sciences product manager at Vicon, looks at motion capture technology, which allows physicians to see how precisely patients enter their gait cycle, and gives an analysis of

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Viscosupplemenation therapy for lower back pain

Promotional feature Low-back pain (LBP) is a common pain syndrome with a reported prevalence of over 70 per cent in industrialised countries [1]. Between 15 and 45 per cent of

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How Capture the Fracture initiative aims to reduce secondary fracture occurrence

The International Osteoporosis Foundation recently announced a partnership with the University of Oxford, Amgen and UCB to combat the global public health burden of osteoporosis. We talk to Cyrus Cooper

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The development of a 3D-printed headset to promote recovery from spinal injury

Reva Jane discusses how 3D printing is transforming spinal cord injury recovery While back pain and spinal injuries are usually associated with strenuous physical activities, long periods of inactivity can

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Foraminotomy mainstreaming in neurosurgery – Onset of minimally invasive surgery paving the way

Alice Ajit Mutum, of Future Market Insights, looks at how advanced technologies in the operating room are rapidly changing the practice and science of spine surgery At the centre of