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Useful Links

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Arthritis Research

Back Book and Neck Book

Backcare - the charity for healthier backs

British Association of Spine Surgeons

British Pain Society

Cardiff and Vale Orthopaedic Centre (CAVOC)

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Spine Center

Education Programs for Patients in Wales

Eurospine - Spine Disease Information

National Institute of Clinical Excellence


NHS Wales

North American Spine Society

Nuffield Cardiff & Vale - Physio & Rehab Information


PhysioWorks (AU) - Physiotherapy Information

Safe Symptoms

Scoliosis Association UK

Scoliosis Research Society

Spine and Posture Care


Spine Universe

Support with Scoliosis Cymru

UK Spine Societies Board

Understand Spine Surgery