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Royal College of Chiropractors CPD event – LIVE WEBINAR – Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis and Adult Scoliosis with Sean Molloy MBBS FRCS (Tr and Orth)

Course Date

Start: 23rd March 2021 @ 19:00pm
End: 23rd March 2021 @ 20:00pm

Course Location

Online , Reading, England


Course Description

Event Outline

Sean will cover a series of cases and patient histories with images to illustrate what scoliosis is and how it differs in adolescents and adults. He will also cover the clinical reasoning for managing patients either conservatively or surgically. He will explore how surgery has evolved and become much safer with the development of technology such as spinal navigation and robotics.

Learning Outcomes

Understanding of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis:
• Aetiology of paediatric & adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
• Management of spinal deformity such as scoliosis; conservative and surgical

Understanding of adult scoliosis:
• How adult spinal deformity/scoliosis differs from adolescent scoliosis
• Management of adult deformity and scoliosis; conservative and surgical


Sean Molloy has been a Consultant Spinal Surgeon for 15 years. He is a member of the British Association of Spinal Surgeons (BASS), the British Scoliosis Society (BSS), the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) and AO Spine. He is one of the senior spinal orthopaedic surgeons at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) in Stanmore, and has held the post of  clinical lead and also clinical director of the spinal unit at the RNOH. Sean introduced spinal navigation surgery to the United Kingdom and has recently introduced spinal robotics to the RNOH. He did the First Robotic Assisted Surgery in the NHS. Most of the work Sean does in the NHS is referred from other spinal surgeons and involves complex primary and revision
procedures. He specialises in spinal deformity such as scoliosis in children, adolescents and adults and is very skilled in minimally invasive and computer-assisted surgery. Sean also
has a special interest in spinal myeloma and has been the driving force in the development of the national algorithm for the treatment of myeloma in the spine.

Please note: Sean Molloy’s lecture will be immediately followed, at 8pm, by the AGM of the Royal College of Chiropractors Orthopaedics, Rehabilitation & Exercise Faculty for which faculty members only are asked to remain.

RCC Members participate free of charge. Contact to register with your full name and email address.

Non-Members: £35. Please register and pay online here

Registration closes: Tuesday 23rd March 2021 5pm.


Course Credits


Course Contact Name

Jackie Leitch

Course Contact Email