News

Feb 15, 2018
Category: Updates
Posted by: John

The details of the 13th Henry V Crook lecture - the subject, location and who will be the guest speaker will be available soon.

We look forward to welcoming you all there.

 


Feb 13, 2017
Category: Updates
Posted by: John

You can now follow us on Twitter

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Aug 28, 2012
Category: Updates
Posted by: webtechdesign
I became Vice President of DISCS because I know from personal experience how painful and debilitating back pain can be, as indeed do millions of others.
 

The Solution

The Solution

Research

It is now widely accepted that many forms of back pain and sciatica are caused by disruption to the complex biochemistry and physiology of intervertebral discs. New advances in protein chemistry, histochemistry and magnetic resonance imaging are allowing us to study more effectively the causes of back pain.

Teaching

DISCS aims to develop new diagnostic, preventative and curative techniques that are applicable to the treatment of spinal disorders. To do this DISCS will actively support teaching projects born from the findings of its research. It understands the important part that electronic media can play in increasing the appeal of a subject, the speed of its dissemination worldwide and its ability to deliver complex subjects in ways that are interesting and memorable.

Promotion

Where DISCS' resources will not stretch to important research, the charity highlights and promotes opportunities for others to design and deliver projects which will result in significant leaps forward in understanding and treatment of spinal disorders.

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