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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)...
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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....
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Children’s Spinal Deformity in Adulthood
Mr Ian J. Harding, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Bristol, UK Spinal deformity presents in many ways at different ages. In adults,...
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London Marathon 2021
On Sunday 3rd October, after training for 2 years, 80,000 runners took to the streets of London to run the...
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Is Pilates right for me?
What is Pilates? Pilates is a low-impact form of exercise that aims to strengthen muscles, especially the core (stomach and...
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Pre and Post Surgical Nutrition – Harriet Smith Registered Dietitian & Nutritionist
Any form of surgical procedure causes the body physio­logical stress, the extent of which depends on the extent of the...
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The anaesthetist’s role
Anaesthetists are specialist doctors whose main role is to provide anaesthesia (putting patients to sleep) and pain management for patients...
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Health play specialist’s role during hospital admission
A registered health play specialist uses therapeutic play to support children and young people during a hospital visit, whether inpatient...
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Mental Health & Scoliosis
Mental health has become a hot topic in recent years and rightly so, with more prevalence in the media, more...
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Coping with pain
Adult Degenerative Scoliosis is a common condition, thought to affect approximately 1 in 3 adults. In  most people the condition...
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Non-surgical management of Adult Degenerative Scoliosis
Management of adult degenerate scoliosis (ADS) is challenging. The vast majority of patients diagnosed with ADS are usually treated non-operatively...
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Coping with the ageing spine
The spine is like any other joint in the body. Its bony framework joins with other bones. These joints are...
DNA Strands
Is scoliosis in the genes?
The question “Is scoliosis in the genes?” has no simple answer, because there are so many different causes of scoliosis....
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Top fundraiser of the year
Helen set out to run the 2020 Virgin Money Giving London Marathon to raise funds for SAUK but when that...
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SAUK announces a new Royal Patron
We are pleased to announce that Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie has...
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The BASIS study
SOME GOOD NEWS FOR 2021 - SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH The importance of scoliosis has been recognised by the National Institute for...