Back to homepage

Sacrix develops new iteration of SacroFuse for sacroiliac joint support

Sacrix has developed the third iteration of the SacroFuse threaded compression device for immediate stabilisation of the sacroiliac joint for pain relief and ultimately fusion


Abbott launches NeuroSphere myPath in the US

Global healthcare company Abbott is launching NeuroSphere myPath, a digital health app designed to track and report on patient perceived pain relief and general wellbeing associated with spinal cord stimulation


Scientists explore deficits in processing speed in individuals with spinal cord injury

A team of rehabilitation researchers has studied processing speed deficits in individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI), comparing their brain activation patterns with those of healthy age-matched controls, and older


Medical students taken on virtual ward visits

Students at Queen Mary University of London have been virtually transported into a surgical ward to follow their lecturer on his ward rounds. The third year medical students sat in


New mechanism of pain control revealed

Researchers in Japan have revealed a previously unknown mechanism for pain control involving a newly identified group of cells in the spinal cord, offering a potential target for enhancing the


Spinal cord stimulation reduces pain and motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease patients

A team of researchers in the United States and Japan have reported that spinal cord stimulation (SCS) measurably decreased pain and reduced motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, both as a


Student design innovation competition launches

Law firm Bolt Burdon Kemp has launched their student design innovation competition, ‘Design the Change’. The idea of this competition is to design a product aimed at improving the lives


One of world’s largest spine study highlights risk factors of prolapsed disc post-surgery

Data from one of the world’s largest spine study, which analysed the reoccurrence and risk factors of prolapsed disc post-surgery, has been presented at this year’s EUROSPINE conference by London Norwich Spine


Scoliosis Research Society announces the launch of SRS iExperience

The Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) announced the launch of SRS iExperience. These interactive online courses are designed to be highly interactive, media rich courses that include direct instruction, animation, surgical


Neurokinex launches emergency Step Up Appeal to protect vital services

Neurokinex, a specialist spinal cord injury rehabilitation charity, has launched an emergency fundraising appeal to support people with a newly acquired spinal cord injury. Prior to the COVID-19 lockdown, Neurokinex