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Treatment / Lumbar Artificial Disc Replacement

  



  • Artificial disc replacement surgery is a popular alternative to spinal fusion. Learn how artificial discs work, how long they last, and which are FDA approved.

  • To assess the longevity, effectiveness, and safety of artificial disc replacement (ADR), a team of authors conducted a meta-analysis of the available randomized controlled trials with published five year outcomes comparing ADR to spinal fusion. The patients were those diagnosed with chronic lower back pain from single-level lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD). Here's what you need to know.

  • If something is broken, you fix it. Sounds simple. But what happens when that isn't enough? What happens when your disc degenerate so much that they need to be replaced? Luckily for today's technology, this approach is possible because of something called, Artificial Disc Replacement (ADR) surgery...

  • To treat degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, and other disc issues, physicians ordinarily start with a traditional approach. But, when conventional routes fail to relieve your constant pain, other more innovative approaches, may play a pivotal role in accelerated recovery. So let's find out which therapy prevails —spinal fusion vs. artificial disc replacement (ADR).

  

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