MAGEC Growing Rods – statement from the British Scoliosis Society

NuVasive Specialized Orthopedics Inc., (the company that manufactures MAGEC growing rods) and the Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have released statements that announce the CE certification for the MAGEC growing rod system has been temporarily suspended and we should not implant any more MAGEC growing rods in the UK until further notice. The […]

SAUK funds new e-learning module for GPs

For people living in the UK, the first step to accessing healthcare usually means a trip to see their GP. This means GPs have an important role in identifying people with possible scoliosis, organising tests to confirm this diagnosis, and arranging an onward referral to a specialist when necessary. Scoliosis is a common condition; for […]