Interview with Brett Seagrave

Can you tell us a bit about yourself?      I’m a 46-year-old Executive Head Chef. I currently live with my partner, Danielle (Danni), in Lincoln UK. I am currently training to run the Lincoln City Half Marathon on 18th September 2022.


Quarterly Newsletter, June 2022 AO Spine RECODE-DCM aims to accelerate research to improve outcomes in DCM. By bringing those who live with DCM together with those who treat it, our international multi-disciplinary collaboration is closing knowledge gaps.  AO Spine RECODE-DCM

Coffee with Esther (July 2022)

Hello again!  Well, June’s coffee breaks were another success, with more new members joining each week. News is traveling fast about our new adventure and this month we saw many new people joining us from all over the world. So

2021-2022 Annual Update

July really feels like the beginning of summer proper. In the UK, schools are winding down towards the end of the school year which signals the start of the long summer holiday. Tennis is being played at Wimbledon. England has

Interview with Dr Rory Murphy

On 29 April 2022 our Chair of the Board of Trustees, Helen Wood, met with Dr Rory Murphy, a Ambassador. Helen was travelling with her husband to Phoenix, Arizona, USA. She decided to take the opportunity to see Rory. It

Global Spine Congress 2022 Recap

Hi everyone, it’s Liz here again, with the latest installment from the AO Spine RECODE-DCM project! It has been an exciting past few weeks. The third and final consensus meeting took place on 1 June 2022 at the Global Spine

Coffee with Esther (June 2022)

May is such a beautiful month. It’s the start of warm weather. Birds making their nests in the trees. Flowers start to grow again as they get ready for summer. The Virtual Coffee Breaks have also grown and blossomed over

New Myelopathy Matters Podcasts!

Myelopathy Matters,’s podcast series, is back for its fourth season. Dr Benjamin Davies and Iwan Sadler are joined by guests from around the world, including people with Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy (DCM), scientists, and healthcare professionals, who all share one