Artificial Disc Replacement Lumbar Spine Surgical Outcome

Anyone with Back Pain has been told “Surgery is the last resort”. Most people do not require surgery and should not have surgery until every possible conservative treatment has been exhausted. However for those cases that do warrant surgery there is a new alternative to the current “Fusion” methods.

The alternative is Artificial Disc Replacement. While in it’s infancy in the USA, these procedures have been taking place outside of the USA for more than a decade.

This story presents one such patient who after years of suffering and failed procedures was given her life back following Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery.

Posted by on Jul 5th, 2008 and filed under Back Pain. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response by filling following comment form or trackback to this entry from your site

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