About Artificial Discs

Doctors may suggest artificial disc replacement because it is designed to maintain motion and flexibility in the neck.

Currently, artificial discs may provide an alternative to spinal fusion.

What Is It?

Artificial disc replacement is designed to maintain motion in the spine for people suffering from the symptoms of a degenerated disc or an acute unresolved herniated disc.
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Benefits and Risks

All treatment and outcome results are specific to the individual patient, and will form part of your consultation with your healthcare professional.

Please consult your healthcare professional for a full list of benefits, indications, precautions, clinical results, and other important medical information that pertains to artificial discs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions regarding your specific condition and treatment should always be directed to your doctor. However, for general information, some frequently asked questions are discussed here.
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Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.

Last updated: 27 Sep 2010

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