Artificial disc replacement (ADR) is a surgical procedure that involves removing a damaged or degenerative disc and replacing it with an artificial one. This surgery can improve spinal function by restoring the ability of discs to absorb shock and keep the spine flexible. In addition, ADR can also relieve pain and improve the range ofRead More
Disc replacement therapy
How Long Do Artificial Discs Last?
Some medical conditions and diseases may damage your spinal discs or the cushioning between your vertebrae. It can cause pain and affect your mobility and body functions. Fortunately, patients can receive artificial disc replacements to relieve their symptoms and improve their quality of life. However, before getting artificial disc replacements, it is necessary to knowRead More
Choosing the Best Artificial Disc
Artificial disc replacement is one of the most promising surgical options to relieve neck and back pain due to disc disease. An artificial disc is a device that functions like your natural disc but is made of metal, ceramics, or other material. If you’re contemplating artificial disc replacement surgery, collecting information about artificial discs andRead More
What Conditions Do Artificial Discs Treat?
As we age, nearly everyone experiences discomfort or pain in the lower back, leading to chronic pain and limited mobility. Suppose anti-inflammatory medications or non-surgical procedures such as epidurals, hot/cold therapy, facet blocks, and physical therapy are not working. In that case, your doctor may introduce you to artificial discs. Doctors use artificial discs toRead More