Spinal/Bone Therapies

For people with spinal conditions or injuries, everyday activities can result in significant pain. Spinal/bone therapies offer pain relief and minimally invasive alternatives.

For Herniated Disc

People with a herniated disc may experience neck pain, radiating arm pain, shoulder pain, and numbness or tingling in the arm or hand. A cervical disc replaces the entire damaged disc and is designed to maintain motion in the neck.
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For Scoliosis

For people with scoliosis, or abnormal curving of the spine, daily life can be painful and normal activities may be limited. A spinal system is designed to correct an abnormal curvature in the spine.
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For Degenerative Disc Disease

As you age, or as the result of an injury, your intervertebral discs can lose their flexibility, elasticity and shock-absorbing characteristics, which may cause back or leg pain, tingling or numbness in your legs or buttocks, or difficulty walking. The recommended course of treatment for this condition – degenerative disc disease – may be spinal fusion surgery. Spinal fusion fuses the spine with bone you regrow on your own, eliminating the need for the additional bone-harvesting surgery required with some spinal fusion surgery.
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For Spinal Fractures

A spinal fracture (vertebral compression fracture) occurs when one of the bones in the spine fractures or collapses. Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure that can repair spinal fractures.
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For Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a condition caused by narrowing of the spinal canal, which can result in nerve compression that causes pain. An interspinous spacer is a minimally invasive implant designed to alleviate painful symptoms.
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Last updated: 27 Sep 2010

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