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Disposable spinal instruments to initiate a new era of surgical innovation

Many people suffer from different types of illnesses that are directly or indirectly related to the body’s spinal cord. Spinal injury can be caused by aging, improper body mechanics, trauma,


6-7 December 2021, 5th Global Congress on Spine and Spinal Disorders; Barcelona

The 5th Global Congress on Spine and Spinal Disorders will be organised around the theme “Current Trends and Advancements in Spine Surgery & Care” Spine Congress 2021 is comprised of


Neurokinex calls on communities to ‘Step It Up’ to save lifechanging rehab scheme

Neurokinex – a specialist spinal cord injury rehabilitation provider with facilities in Crawley, Hemel and Bristol – is calling on its clients and the wider community to take on a


Making accessible rehab a reality

Neurokinex has been delivering leading-edge rehabilitation and wellness programmes to the paralysis community for over eight years now. As we emerge from the pandemic, not only is their vision of


New potential for functional recovery after spinal cord injury

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have successfully reprogrammed a glial cell type in the central nervous system into new neurons to promote recovery after spinal cord injury, revealing


Scientists repair injured spinal cord using patients’ own stem cells

Intravenous injection of bone marrow derived stem cells (MSCs) in patients with spinal cord injuries led to significant improvement in motor functions, researchers from Yale University and Japan report Feb.


Blood pressure can be controlled without drugs after spinal cord injury

Dr. Richi Gill is back at work, able to enjoy time with his family in the evening and get a good night’s sleep, thanks to research. Three years ago, Gill


New treatment allows some people with spinal cord injury to regain hand and arm function

Using physical therapy combined with a noninvasive method of stimulating nerve cells in the spinal cord, University of Washington researchers helped six Seattle area participants regain some hand and arm


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


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