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New paper targets prevention of foot and lower limb diseases

Raising awareness around preventing lower limb diseases that can lead to pain, as well as expensive and lengthy treatment, is at the heart of a new paper from a team


Researchers unraveled new mechanisms behind articular cartilage healing after injury

Understanding how the knee joint environment affects cartilage cells is crucial for joint health. Knowledge of cell-driven cartilage degeneration mechanisms can support the development of effective pharmaceutical interventions for osteoarthritis.


The EUROSPINE and EANS Spine Spring Summit on spine tumours and infections

The Spring Spine Summit is a must-attend event for the spine community The field of spinal tumours and infections is constantly evolving, and it is essential for any healthcare professional


Cavendish Medical Column: Caution urged amid NHS ‘exodus’ of consultants

Dr Benjamin Holdsworth on why it’s best to review your exact pension position before taking drastic action If you are considering leaving the NHS or reducing hours in a bid


Hip muscle exercises could help amputees improve functional mobility

Strengthening hip muscles could be key to improve mobility in people with a below-the-knee amputation, new research has shown. Amputation presents significant mobility challenges to millions of people worldwide. Studies


13-14 September 2023, Osteoporosis Conference 2023; Manchester

Equity in bone health The Royal Osteoporosis Society host the UK’s leading conference and exhibition on osteoporosis and bone health University of Manchester 13-14 September Back after a five year


Lower fracture risk for older wheelchair users

Being a frail elderly person and using a wheelchair involves a substantially reduced risk of fractures, a University of Gothenburg study shows. More prescriptions for wheelchairs may result Wheelchair use

MAY 2023

19-20 May 2023, London shoulder meeting; Royal Society of Medicine

The London shoulder meeting is aimed at orthopaedic surgeons and registrars, physiotherapists, and sports physicians. Venue: The Royal Society of Medicine, London (both days will take place here in-person)CPD: 12 credits


Surgeon in Focus with Suken Shah

Suken A. Shah, MD, is Vice Chair of the department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division Chief of the Spine and Scoliosis Center, and Clinical Fellowship Director at Nemours Children’s Health, Delaware. 


Orthopaedic products: Improving mobility and quality of life in the USA

Author Dani Martin, discusses how patients can access orthopaedic products in the USA Orthopaedic products are medical implements that have been developed to enhance the performance of the musculoskeletal system.