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It's not all about Surgery: Bracing and Physiotherapy

Spine Tuesday Webinar on 12 December 2023

The December Spine Tuesday webinar titled "It's not all about surgery: bracing and physiotherapy" promises attendees an insightful exploration of non-surgical approaches to spinal health and scoliosis management. This engaging event will feature a lineup of expert speakers who will delve into various aspects of spinal care, from bracing and orthotic solutions to the impact of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) on patients and innovative treatment approaches. Participants can expect to gain valuable knowledge from the following distinguished speakers and their respective presentations:


Chrishan Thakar (Chair),  Oxford Spinal Surgery Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, UK


Bracing and BASIS trial

Ashley Cole, Sheffield Children's Northern General Hospitals, President Elect for the British Scoliosis Society and Chief Investigator for the Bracing Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Study (BASIS), UK


The Oxford Orthotics Service Spinal brace pathway

Kerry Stevens,  Orthotic Service Lead, Orthotics Department, Trauma & Orthopaedics, NOTSSCaN Division, Oxford University Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust, The Tebbit Centre, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, UK


Psychological impact of AIS and its treatments

Juliet Kennedy, Senior Clinical Psychologist, Children’s Psychological Medicine, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, UK


Hypercorrective scoliosis brace treatment - Improving patient outcomes

Andrew Mills, Clinical Specialist Orthotist Spinal Team Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Co-App & Orthotic Lead for the BASIS study & MD SpineCorporation Ltd, UK


Schroth principles and management of scoliosis

Deborah Turnbull, PhD student Teeside University North Yorkshire and Director of Scoliosisuk Ltd Twickenham, UK

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