Spine ImmobilitySpine Motion Preservation Devices Can Help

Disorders like spondylolisthesis, lumbar spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, and discogenic pain in general can be reversed or managed by spine motion preservation devices.

Symptoms such spinal immobility, strained mobility, weakness, tingling, numbness, and unmanageable pain are common with the above diagnoses or osteoporosis, arthritis, and deterioration with age or trauma following accident or injury. Formerly, the only options for treatment were medication, injection, rehabilitation through exercise or physical therapy, ice and heat treatments, or majorly invasive surgery.

Now, there are other potentially better alternatives available. For individuals whose bodies reject medications or injections, who are not ideal candidates for fusion surgery, or who are not getting the relief they need through PT, spine motion preservation seems rescuing.

There are many clinical trials in the works that open up the world of spine motion preservation. Currently, there are a couple of winning alternatives on the market such as disc replacement or Coflex dynamic stabilization which either replace spine fusion surgery as a solution or alleviate pain and immobility consequential of the fusion.

Back pain is not something one simply has to suffer through and attempt to manage lifelong; there are solutions for pain. Back pain is serious as it can affect a person’s comfort and ability in sitting, standing, walking, and even sleeping. If back pain is something you struggle with, talk to a spine specialist about spine motion preservation technology.