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Cauda Equina UK

A voice for those affected by Cauda Equina Syndrome in the UK

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We are pleased to be working with the
Spinal Injuries Association to support our members

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Our mission is to prevent Cauda Equina Syndrome by raising awareness of the disability across the UK and make the condition a household name by 2022.

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Whether you have been recently diagnosed or are doing further research, find out more about Red Flag Symptoms and what support is available in the UK

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Our mission is to raise awareness of Cauda Equina Syndrome in healthcare organisations. View and request our literature here.

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The Story of Cauda Equina UK

‘Bringing together people affected by Cauda Equina Syndrome’

The Cauda Equina Syndrome UK Charity provides support, education and practical advice to individuals affected by CES and their families, and heath care professionals (HCPs) in the UK.

Our aims

  • Improve standards of care leading up to, and following, diagnosis of CES
  • Give HCPs a patient perspective so they can gain a better understanding
  • Raise awareness of CES Red Flag Symptoms
  • Support our members and provide reliable accurate information

Our vision is that everyone diagnosed with CES has access to quality information, informed advice and the appropriate level of support.

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Latest News & Blogs

Keep up to date with the latest CES news and events across the UK.

Saddle Anaesthesia

Saddle Anaesthesia: A Red Flag Symptom

In the last month of our Red Flag Signs and Symptoms awareness campaign we look at saddle anaesthesia. In some circumstances a loss of feeling in the saddle area can be a sign of Cauda Equina Syndrome.

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Nerve Root Pain

Nerve Root Pain: A Red Flag Symptom

The penultimate month of our Red Flag Signs and Symptoms awareness campaign is dedicated to talking about nerve root pain. In some circumstances pain and numbness in the legs and feet can be a sign of Cauda Equina Syndrome.

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Spinal Injuries Association Symposium

Today we are attending the Spinal Injuries Association Symposium on Spinal Cord Injury acquired through illness or disease, and we have a stand to exhibit our services.

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“The first step towards change is awareness. The second is acceptance.”