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Spinal cord compression

Spinal stenosis research protocol wins King’s Health Partners prize

News item - Posted on 22/06/2016

22 June 2016 A physiotherapist has won a £750 prize for her plans to test the potential benefits of post-surgery rehab for patients ...

Macmillan Cancer Support funds physiotherapists’ metastatic spinal cord compression work

News item - Posted on 23/10/2013

23 October 2013 Macmillan Cancer Support is funding two physiotherapists in a role intended to standardise the management and care of ...

Red Flag cards alert physios

News item - Posted on 04/05/2011

4 May 2011 Physiotherapists have helped design a handy wallet-sized card that can help clinicians spot a condition that could be an ...

Development and audit of a care pathway for the management of patients with suspected malignant spinal cord compression

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 07/10/2010

Studies estimate that between 5 and 10% of patients with cancer progress to develop malignant spinal cord compression. The early management of these patients remains largely empirical. This article ...

Move to put spotlight on ‘paralysing’ condition

Frontline article - Posted on 15/02/2010

A cancer therapy team hopes to raise health professionals’ awareness of a condition that can paralyse cancer patients if not treated early. ...

NICE work if you can get it

Frontline article - Posted on 04/02/2009

The CSP’s spheres of influence are far-reaching. Louise Hunt examines how the Society and members affect national policy Contributing ...

What else is new in cancer care?

Frontline article - Posted on 03/08/2005

Following on from last issue's feature on cancer care Jane Hobden looks at spinal cord compression and breathless lung cancer patients ...

Regaining control

Frontline article - Posted on 01/05/2005

One in nine British women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. Jane Hobden looks at how physiotherapists are helping them get on with their lives ...

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