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Why it’s time to back global evidence to improve outcomes for spinal patients

Everard Munting, president of EUROSPINE, talks about the growing need for an international approach to information sharing in the field of spinal surgery. Spinal surgery has come a long way

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Surgeon in Focus – Dr Ali H Mesiwala

Dr Ali H Mesiwala is a board-certified neurosurgeon specialising in the development of novel technologies and minimally invasive techniques for both spinal and cranial surgery. He is a fellowship-trained expert

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Cavendish Medical – Pension consultations now concluded

Dr Benjamin Holdsworth on the benefits compensation choice The government has now concluded on the ‘McCloud’ consultation which refers to the age discrimination court case regarding the 2015 NHS Pension

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Surgeon in Focus – Dr Neel P Shah

Strengthening the physician team at DISC Sports & Spine Center in California (“DISC”), two new partners have recently joined the practice. Dr Neel P Shah is an orthopaedic spine surgeon

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Surgeon in focus – Mr Rai, London Norwich Spine Clinic

Mr Rai is a spinal consultant at St John’s & St Elizabeth Hospital, St Johns Wood, London and Spire Norwich Hospital, Norwich and is also a NHS consultant (appointed in

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One-day caudal epiduroplasty using normal saline for failed back surgery syndrome and spinal stenosis – A retrospective study

Rafik Sedra, an advanced pain trainee from Oxford school of anaesthesia, and Dr Pradeep Desai, chronic pain consultant at Wexham Park Hospital, discuss their research – a retrospective study and

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What is EDISC?

The EUROSPINE Diploma for Interprofessional Spine Care (EDISC) is a EUROSPINE effort to put forward and to create an interdisciplinary group of clinicians, educators and researchers to provide continuous education

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Is VR and AR ready to advance spinal surgery?

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are preparing to make major improvements to spinal surgery, having adapted to overcome many previous concerns and become more readily available, suggests Daniel

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A physiotherapists perspective: The UK expansion of IDD Therapy spinal decompression

John Wood and Lewis Payne, of Sheffield Physiotherapy, discuss the use of the non-invasive spine treatment IDD therapy   Like many physiotherapists, when I first saw IDD (Intervertebral Differential Dynamics)

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Taking medical education to the next level

Preview – AO Spine is introducing a new hybrid meeting format for the Global Spine Congress in May 2021   The Global Spine Congress (GSC) is excited to welcome back