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RWK Goodman TAC Magazine - 9th Edt - Spinal surgery in cerebral palsy: funding the costs
Opinion  |  22:08:23
Discussing spinal surgery in cerebral palsy and funding the costs of SDR and curvature surgery
Surgical treatment of the spine, whether that is to treat curvature of the spine or to carry out selective dorsal rhizotomy, has become a mainstay of treatment for children and young people with cerebral palsy. As a parent or carer of a child with cerebral palsy, it is not always an easy decision to proceed to surgery. Both the likely benefits need be considered against the known risks of surgery. In addition, for some, the cost of surgery will hang heavily in the balance.
RWK Goodman TAC Magazine - 9th Edt - Horse accidents and spinal injury
Opinion  |  17:08:23
Horse accidents and spinal injury
Riding horses can be one the most exciting things we ever do. It can also be one of the most dangerous. Anyone who knows horses will understand that a horse can spook, kick, rear or bolt at any perceived danger, whether it is real or not.
RWK Goodman TAC Magazine - 9th Edt - Technological breakthroughs to empower clients
Opinion  |  17:08:23
How technological breakthroughs are used to empower our clients
The Rehabilitation Code states that its purpose is to ‘put the individual back into the same position as he or she would have been in, had the accident not occurred, insofar as money can achieve that objective’. But how are technological breakthroughs being used to assist and empower clients?
RWK Goodman TAC Magazine - 9th Edt - Travelling with spinal cord injury
Opinion  |  17:08:23
Travelling with a spinal cord injury
Maggie Sargent, Director of Community Case Management Services (CCMS) outline the key challenges of travelling with a spinal cord injury and what can be done to make things a little easier.
RWk Goodman TAC Magazine - 9th Edt - Claire Thornber, Founder of the Cauda Equina Champions Charity
Opinion  |  17:08:23
In Conversation with… Claire Thornber, Founder of the Cauda Equina Champions Charity
RWK Goodman Partner and  Head of Medical Negligence Simon Elliman talks to Claire Thornber, Founder of the Cauda Equina Champions Charity to find out more about the new national pathway for diagnosing and treating Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES) that was launched by Getting it Right First Time (GIRFT).
RWK Goodman TAC Magazine - 9th Edt - Workplace accessibility: improvements to be made
Opinion  |  17:08:23
Accessibility: What are an employer’s obligations to staff and visitors and what practical improvements can be made?
This article aims to set out an overview of employers’ legal obligations to staff and visitors, and to provide practical examples organisations can consider to improve their accessibility. We also hope that by sharing our own experiences, and hosting future open panel events, we can further assist our clients and the charitable partners we proudly support.
Opinion  |  18:01:23
State of the art prosthetics and how we help to acquire them
The Oxford Compensation Protection Team recently ordered a Trexo Dynamic Robot for a client with cerebral palsy, sustained as a result of a birth injury. The Trexo Robotic Gait Trainer is a robot skeleton...
Case Study  |  18:01:23
Clinical Negligence and limb loss – a case example
Cathy was 69 years old when, during a routine GP appointment, she was urgently referred to hospital; the doctor noticed that Cathy had developed coldness and discolouration of her left foot, which had no...
Man on sofa holding leg in plaster cast
Opinion  |  18:01:23
A review of our client’s use of the C-Brace for severe leg nerve injury
Catastrophic injuries are sadly all too commonplace, often as the result of high-speed road traffic collisions. Injuries are frequently life-changing physical disability, which can often lead to serious mental health difficulties. Ensuring our clients...
Opinion  |  18:01:23
Disability Rights in the workplace – what you or your clients need to know
The UK has a legal framework to protect disabled people, including an obligation on all employers to remove disadvantages experienced by disabled people in the workplace. While the percentage of disabled people in work...
Opinion  |  18:01:23
In Conversation with Deborah Bent, CEO of the Limbless Association
For this edition of Team Around the Client, I had the opportunity to sit down for a Q&A with Deborah Bent of the Limbless Association, who are leading the way in service-user led, wholistic...
Opinion  |  18:01:23
Reconstructive plastic surgery through Relimb – what can they do for you?
Relimb is the UK’s first, private, surgical service dedicated to the treatment of patients who have suffered from traumatic injury, including amputation.