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

Was It All in My Head?

Hi I’m Iwan, co-founder of Since being diagnosed with myelopathy in 2014, I’ve had many conversations regarding this condition. But one phrase, in particular, pops up in the Support Group regularly and I’ve also heard it mentioned in the

An Interview with Sheila Dugan

Tell us a bit about yourself.      Hi, my name is Sheila Dugan and I live in Florida, USA. I have four grandchildren and try as I may, this Grammy can’t seem to keep up. I love to travel. As a