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A Curious Case of Back Pain 2018

Addressing Challenges of MIS 2020

Adult Spinal Injuries Major Trauma 2021

Aggressive Treatment Spinal Metastases 2016

ALIF 2019

ALIF vs LLIF vs TLIF 2015

Approaches to the Thoracolumbar Spine 2021

Cardiff Medical Students Low Back Pain Talk

Cervical Radiculopathy and Myelopathy Talk

Cervical Spine Injuries 2018

Early Onset Scoliosis and Growth Talk

Expandable Interbody Implants 2016

GP Spine Talk Top Ten Tips Low Back Pain Consultation

GP Talk Stenosis Spondylolisthesis 2016

Importance of Sagittal Balance 2018

Low Back Pain Outcome Measures

Lumbar Radiculopathy, CES and Stenosis

Military Spinal Injuries Talk

MIS Deformity Correction 2014


MIS Trauma 2016

MIS Trauma and Tumour 2015

MSc Orthopaedic Engineering Thoracolumbar Fractures

MSc Trauma Surgery Spinal Injuries

Non Fusion Technology Talk

Optimal Alignment to Prevent PJK 2016

Orthopaedic Biomechanics and Instrumentation 2020

Paediatric Spinal Injuries Major Trauma 2021

Panceltic Spinal Trauma Update

Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy 2016

Pharmacological Treatment Radiculitis 2014

Risk of Epidural Haematoma and DVT in Spinal Surgery

Role of Expandable Technology 2020

Spinal Biomechanics and Instrumentation 2018

Spinal Cord Injury Management

Spinal Cord Syndromes Initial Management and Radiology 2018

Spinal Deformity Classification

Spinal Fracture Classifications

Spinal Sports Injuries

Spinal Surgical Site Infections 2014

Spinal Tumours

Spine Trauma Cervical Facet Algorithm

The Surgical Management of Discitis and Vertebral Osteomyelitis

What You Need to Know About the Spine: Medical Students 2022

What You Need to Know About the Spine: F2 Teaching 2022

What to Expect - Becoming a Consultant 2020