Disc Replacement Allergies: Concerns, Prevalence and Mitigation in Prosthesis Usage
ADR • May 08, 2024

Disc Replacement Allergies: Concerns, Prevalence and Mitigation in Prosthesis Usage

Artificial disc replacement is an operation where the surgeon removes the broken or damaged disc...

When to Be Concerned: Recognizing Signs of Excessive Pain After Spinal Fusion
ADR • Apr 09, 2024

When to Be Concerned: Recognizing Signs of Excessive Pain After Spinal Fusion

Spinal fusion surgery can be a lifeline for patients who live with back pain. It...

Promising Alternatives to Spinal Fusion Surgery
ADR • Apr 04, 2024

Promising Alternatives to Spinal Fusion Surgery

Spinal fusion surgery is a significant operation that helps patients live with reduced pain levels.

Long-Term Problems with Spinal Fusion
ADR • Apr 02, 2024

Long-Term Problems with Spinal Fusion

Spinal fusion occurs when a damaged or broken disc is removed from between two vertebrae...

Is Disc Replacement Surgery Safe?
ADR • Mar 28, 2024

Is Disc Replacement Surgery Safe?

Artificial disc replacement is a surgical procedure that removes damaged and worn-out spinal discs and...

Forecasting the Growth Potential of the Artificial Cervical Disc Market
ADR • Mar 21, 2024

Forecasting the Growth Potential of the Artificial Cervical Disc Market

In 2022, the artificial disc replacement (ADR) market was valued at $600 million, and, by...

How Long Does a Herniated Disc Take to Heal?
ADR • Mar 07, 2024

How Long Does a Herniated Disc Take to Heal?

A herniated disc can cause pain in your back and tingling in your arms or...

Disc Extrusion vs. Protrusion Explained
ADR • Mar 01, 2024

Disc Extrusion vs. Protrusion Explained

Most humans have 24 vertebrae that make up their spinal column. These vertebrae are cushioned...

What Does a Herniated Disc Look Like on an MRI?
ADR • Feb 29, 2024

What Does a Herniated Disc Look Like on an MRI?

When you visit a doctor because of back pain, they will run a series of...

What Causes Paracentral Disc Protrusion?
ADR • Dec 13, 2023

What Causes Paracentral Disc Protrusion?

Millions of Americans live with back pain and suffer from untreated back conditions that cause...

Exploring the Benefits of 3-Level Lumbar Disc Replacement
ADR • Dec 04, 2023

Exploring the Benefits of 3-Level Lumbar Disc Replacement

Degenerative disc disease is a normal part of aging. As you get older, the cushions...

What are the Similarities and Differences of  Pinched Nerves vs. Herniated Discs?
ADR • Nov 28, 2023

What are the Similarities and Differences of Pinched Nerves vs. Herniated Discs?

Pain in your neck or back can prevent you from doing your favorite activities. Some...

Spinal Stenosis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
ADR • Nov 21, 2023

Spinal Stenosis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Your spine plays a key role in every move you make. From bending over to...

Are You a Candidate for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery? Learn More About the Benefits, Risks, Costs and Outcomes
ADR • Nov 13, 2023

Are You a Candidate for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery? Learn More About the Benefits, Risks, Costs and Outcomes

If you live with back pain that is so severe it disrupts your life, you...

Things to Avoid with Degenerative Disc Disease
ADR • Nov 06, 2023

Things to Avoid with Degenerative Disc Disease

Each of the vertebrae that make up your spine is protected by soft cushions called...

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS): 7 Common Myths
ADR • Oct 04, 2023

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS): 7 Common Myths

Spinal surgeons are increasingly choosing to perform minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) on patients who...

3-Level Cervical Disc Replacement – Cutting Edge Treatments for Pain Relief & Neck Mobility
ADR • Sep 06, 2023

3-Level Cervical Disc Replacement – Cutting Edge Treatments for Pain Relief & Neck Mobility

The adult spine is made up of 24 vertebrae that are stacked on top of...

Total Disc Arthroplasty: Revolutionizing Spine Care
ADR • Sep 01, 2023

Total Disc Arthroplasty: Revolutionizing Spine Care

Total Disc Arthroplasty (TDA) is also known as total disc replacement. It involves the removal...

Maintaining Neck Motion with Cervical Disc Replacement: The Complete Guide
ADR • Aug 16, 2023

Maintaining Neck Motion with Cervical Disc Replacement: The Complete Guide

Most people don’t realize how important neck motion is throughout the day. If you notice...

Exploring the Connection Between Stress and Pinched Nerves
ADR • Aug 09, 2023

Exploring the Connection Between Stress and Pinched Nerves

Pinched nerves are a fairly common condition, affecting around 85 out of 100,000 Americans every...

Making an Informed Choice: Lumbar Disc Replacement vs. Fusion
ADR • Aug 02, 2023

Making an Informed Choice: Lumbar Disc Replacement vs. Fusion

More than 16 million American adults live with chronic back pain. Researchers estimate that Americans...

Pros and Cons of a Lumbar Disc Replacement
ADR • Jul 26, 2023

Pros and Cons of a Lumbar Disc Replacement

Lumbar disc replacement is an alternative to spinal fusion. Instead of removing a broken or...

Total Lumbar Disc Replacement for Athletes: The Ultimate Guide
ADR • Jul 06, 2023

Total Lumbar Disc Replacement for Athletes: The Ultimate Guide

Low back pain is a common symptom reported by both college and professional athletes. Research...

Pediatric Scoliosis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
ADR • May 22, 2023

Pediatric Scoliosis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Pediatric scoliosis is a spinal condition that occurs before the spine has matured when a...

Cervicogenic Headaches: Understanding, Diagnosis, and Treatment
ADR • Apr 26, 2023

Cervicogenic Headaches: Understanding, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Cervicogenic headaches are caused by neck problems. Learn about their symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and...

Cervical Vertigo: Treating Dizziness from Neck Pain
ADR • Apr 25, 2023

Cervical Vertigo: Treating Dizziness from Neck Pain

Cervical vertigo is a type of vertigo caused by neck injury or condition, and its...

Bulging Discs vs. Herniated Discs: Key Differences
ADR • Apr 24, 2023

Bulging Discs vs. Herniated Discs: Key Differences

A bulging disc is when the disc's outer layer protrudes, while a herniated disc is...

Symptoms of Failed Cervical Disc Replacement
ADR • Apr 23, 2023

Symptoms of Failed Cervical Disc Replacement

Cervical disc replacement is a spine surgery procedure to correct neck pain and arm pain...

Hand Numbness After Cervical Spine Surgery
ADR • Dec 14, 2022

Hand Numbness After Cervical Spine Surgery

While cervical surgery is quite safe, as with any surgery, there are some risks. One...

Pinched Nerve in Lower Back or Degenerated Disc
ADR • Dec 02, 2022

Pinched Nerve in Lower Back or Degenerated Disc

We have many names for a pinched nerve in the lower back: pinched nerve, slipped...

Surgery for Sciatica Pain Relief
ADR • Nov 21, 2022

Surgery for Sciatica Pain Relief

Surgery may be the quickest way to sciatica pain relief, but surgery is not usually...

Spinal Implants: Types & What They Treat
ADR • Nov 11, 2022

Spinal Implants: Types & What They Treat

If you experience back pain, your doctor will perform a comprehensive consultation to accurately diagnose...

What To Expect After Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
ADR • Nov 01, 2022

What To Expect After Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection

Living with chronic lower back pain can negatively impact so many areas of your life...

L5-S1 Disc Replacement Success Rate: Why it Matters to You
ADR • Oct 24, 2022

L5-S1 Disc Replacement Success Rate: Why it Matters to You

The spine is made up of 33 stacked vertebrae starting at the top of your...

Osteopenia Of The Spine: Diagnosis And Treatment
ADR • Oct 14, 2022

Osteopenia Of The Spine: Diagnosis And Treatment

Did you know that your bone density changes as you age? While your bone density...

Life After Cervical Disc Replacement
ADR • Sep 06, 2022

Life After Cervical Disc Replacement

Cervical disc replacement has two major advantages over cervical disc fusion: faster recovery and greater...

Are Standing Desks Good for Your Back
ADR • Sep 03, 2022

Are Standing Desks Good for Your Back

By now, you’ve likely heard the phrase “sitting is the new smoking.” This provocative warning...

Alternatives to Back Surgery: What You Should Know
ADR • Sep 01, 2022

Alternatives to Back Surgery: What You Should Know

Avoiding back surgery is not only reasonable, but it also advisable when the pain will...

Is Degenerative Disc Disease Hereditary?
ADR • Aug 15, 2022

Is Degenerative Disc Disease Hereditary?

Scientists have known since at least the early 1990s that degenerative disc disease is hereditary.

3Spine, Inc. Announces IDE Approval
Ortho Spine News • Jul 21, 2022

3Spine, Inc. Announces IDE Approval

3Spine, Inc., a medical device company developing total joint replacement for the lumbar spine, today...

When Should I See a Spine Surgeon?
NATIONAL SPINE HEALTH FOUNDATION • Apr 11, 2022

When Should I See a Spine Surgeon?

In my experience as a practicing spine surgeon, very often patients come to me for...

The Future is Bright: What will Spine Surgery Look Like in the Next 10 Years?
ADR • Oct 14, 2021

The Future is Bright: What will Spine Surgery Look Like in the Next 10 Years?

Introducing the Advanced Disc Replacement Spinal Restoration Center in Miami, Florida
ADR • Sep 23, 2021

Introducing the Advanced Disc Replacement Spinal Restoration Center in Miami, Florida

With the opening of the ADR Spine Restoration Center in Miami, residents of the southeastern...

California spine practice using electromagnetic therapy to enhance patient recovery
BECKER'S SPINE REVIEW • Jun 18, 2021

California spine practice using electromagnetic therapy to enhance patient recovery

Beverly Hills, Calif.-based Advanced Disc Replacement Spinal Restoration Center is reportedly the first in the state to...

Dr. Todd Lanman Expands Spinal Neurosurgery Practice With The Launch Of His Advanced Disc Replacement Spinal Restoration Center
ADR • Jun 17, 2021

Dr. Todd Lanman Expands Spinal Neurosurgery Practice With The Launch Of His Advanced Disc Replacement Spinal Restoration Center

After 30 years of practicing spinal neurosurgery at Lanman Spinal Neurosurgery in Beverly Hills, Dr....

Artificial Disc Replacement (ADR) FAQs: What You Need To Know
ADR • May 24, 2021

Artificial Disc Replacement (ADR) FAQs: What You Need To Know

Electing to undergo Artificial Disc Replacement (ADR) surgery is not a single decision, it’s a...

How To Select The Right ADR Surgeon (And Why It’s Critical You Do)
ADR • May 20, 2021

How To Select The Right ADR Surgeon (And Why It’s Critical You Do)

Whether you’ve been suffering from chronic back or neck pain for years and are looking...

Artificial Disc Replacement Vs Spinal Fusion
ADR • May 06, 2021

Artificial Disc Replacement Vs Spinal Fusion

For those suffering from chronic back pain, as a result of injury or degenerative disc...

The most exciting technology in spine from 11 surgeons
Becker's Spine Review • Apr 28, 2021

The most exciting technology in spine from 11 surgeons

11 spine surgeons discuss what technologies have the potential to make the biggest impact on...

Who is Dr. Lanman?
ADR • Mar 24, 2021

Who is Dr. Lanman?

Dr. Todd H. Lanman: Leading Spinal Neurosurgeon, Clinical Researcher, and Educator is Defining the Future...

The Effect of ACDF or Arthroplasty on Cervicogenic Headaches: A Post Hoc Analysis of a Prospective, Multicenter Study With 10-Year Follow-up
ResearchGate • Mar 12, 2021

The Effect of ACDF or Arthroplasty on Cervicogenic Headaches: A Post Hoc Analysis of a Prospective, Multicenter Study With 10-Year Follow-up

Study design: This was a post hoc analysis of a prospective FDA-IDE study. Objective: The...

ADR and Motion Preservation
ADR • Feb 05, 2021

ADR and Motion Preservation

A freely moving spinal column is necessary for so many activities, we can sometimes take...

Spine Journal: 150. Outpatient vs inpatient anterior lumbar surgery: a multisite, comparative analysis of patient safety measures
ResearchGate • Sep 12, 2020

Spine Journal: 150. Outpatient vs inpatient anterior lumbar surgery: a multisite, comparative analysis of patient safety measures

BACKGROUND CONTEXT The frequency and complexity of spinal surgery performed in an outpatient setting has...

Reduction in opioid medication use after arthroplasty with Prestige LP cervical disc as compared to ACDF in patients with two-level surgery: a randomized study with 10-year follow-up
ResearchGate • Sep 12, 2020

Reduction in opioid medication use after arthroplasty with Prestige LP cervical disc as compared to ACDF in patients with two-level surgery: a randomized study with 10-year follow-up

BACKGROUND CONTEXT Evaluation of 10-year clinical safety and effectiveness of cervical disc arthroplasty (CDA) using...

Spine Journal: 250. Occurrence and clinical implications of heterotopic ossification after cervical disc arthroplasty with Prestige LP™ disc at two contiguous levels
ResearchGate • Sep 12, 2020

Spine Journal: 250. Occurrence and clinical implications of heterotopic ossification after cervical disc arthroplasty with Prestige LP™ disc at two contiguous levels

BACKGROUND CONTEXT Evaluation of 10-year clinical safety and effectiveness of cervical disc arthroplasty (CDA) using...

International Journal of Spine Surgery: Restoration of Spinal Motion: Conversion of Anterior Cervical Fusion With Pseudarthrosis to Artificial Disc Replacement,
ResearchGate • Jul 12, 2020

International Journal of Spine Surgery: Restoration of Spinal Motion: Conversion of Anterior Cervical Fusion With Pseudarthrosis to Artificial Disc Replacement,

Background: Describe the technique and outcomes of the conversion of prior anterior cervical discectomy and...

Journal of Spine Neurosurgery: Occurrence and clinical implications of heterotopic ossification after cervical disc arthroplasty with the Prestige LP Cervical Disc at 2 contiguous levels
ResearchGate • Mar 12, 2020

Journal of Spine Neurosurgery: Occurrence and clinical implications of heterotopic ossification after cervical disc arthroplasty with the Prestige LP Cervical Disc at 2 contiguous levels

Objective: The authors sought to assess the impact of heterotopic ossification (HO) on clinical outcomes...

International Journal of Spine Surgery: One-Level Versus 2-Level Treatment With Cervical Disc Arthroplasty or Fusion: Outcomes Up to 7 Years
ResearchGate • Dec 12, 2019

International Journal of Spine Surgery: One-Level Versus 2-Level Treatment With Cervical Disc Arthroplasty or Fusion: Outcomes Up to 7 Years

Background: Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) and cervical disc arthroplasty (CDA) have been used...

Spine: The Safety of Single and Multi-level Cervical Total Disc Replacement in Ambulatory Surgery Centers
ResearchGate • Nov 12, 2019

Spine: The Safety of Single and Multi-level Cervical Total Disc Replacement in Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Study design: Retrospective cohort OBJECTIVE.: Evaluate the safety profile of single and multilevel cervical artificial...

Journal of Spine Neurosurgery: Two-level cervical disc arthroplasty versus anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: 10-year outcomes of a prospective, randomized investigational device exemption clinical trial
ResearchGate • Jun 12, 2019

Journal of Spine Neurosurgery: Two-level cervical disc arthroplasty versus anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: 10-year outcomes of a prospective, randomized investigational device exemption clinical trial

Objective: The authors assessed the 10-year clinical safety and effectiveness of cervical disc arthroplasty (CDA)...

Clinical Spine Surgery: Treatment of Cervical Myelopathy: Long-term Outcomes of Arthroplasty for Myelopathy Versus Radiculopathy, And Arthroplasty Versus Arthrodesis for Myelopathy
ResearchGate • Oct 12, 2018

Clinical Spine Surgery: Treatment of Cervical Myelopathy: Long-term Outcomes of Arthroplasty for Myelopathy Versus Radiculopathy, And Arthroplasty Versus Arthrodesis for Myelopathy

Study design: Analysis of 2- and 7-year outcomes from a clinical trial comparing 2-level cervical...

The Spine Journal: Comparison of 7-Year Results of One-Level vs Two-Level Cervical Disc Arthroplasty and Fusion
ResearchGate • Oct 15, 2017

The Spine Journal: Comparison of 7-Year Results of One-Level vs Two-Level Cervical Disc Arthroplasty and Fusion

The Spine Journal: Long-Term Outcomes of Arthroplasty for Cervical Myelopathy vs Radiculopathy, and Arthroplasty vs Arthrodesis for Cervical Myelopathy
ResearchGate • Oct 15, 2017

The Spine Journal: Long-Term Outcomes of Arthroplasty for Cervical Myelopathy vs Radiculopathy, and Arthroplasty vs Arthrodesis for Cervical Myelopathy

Neurosurgery: 180 Long-Term Outcomes of Arthroplasty for Cervical Myelopathy Versus Radiculopathy, and Arthroplasty Versus Arthrodesis for Cervical Myelopathy
ResearchGate • Sep 15, 2017

Neurosurgery: 180 Long-Term Outcomes of Arthroplasty for Cervical Myelopathy Versus Radiculopathy, and Arthroplasty Versus Arthrodesis for Cervical Myelopathy

INTRODUCTION Cervical disc arthroplasty (CDA) is an effective treatment for symptomatic cervical disc disease (SCDD)....

Journal of Neurosurgery Spine: Long-term clinical and radiographic outcomes of the Prestige LP artificial cervical disc replacement at 2 levels: Results from a prospective randomized controlled clinical trial
ResearchGate • Apr 16, 2017

Journal of Neurosurgery Spine: Long-term clinical and radiographic outcomes of the Prestige LP artificial cervical disc replacement at 2 levels: Results from a prospective randomized controlled clinical trial

OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess long-term clinical safety and effectiveness in...

The Spine Journal:  “Text-neck”: an epidemic of the modern era of cell phones?
ResearchGate • Mar 15, 2017

The Spine Journal: “Text-neck”: an epidemic of the modern era of cell phones?

Journal of Neurosurgery Spine: Cervical disc arthroplasty with the Prestige LP disc versus anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, at 2 levels: Results of a prospective, multicenter randomized controlled clinical trial at 24 months
ResearchGate • Mar 15, 2017

Journal of Neurosurgery Spine: Cervical disc arthroplasty with the Prestige LP disc versus anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, at 2 levels: Results of a prospective, multicenter randomized controlled clinical trial at 24 months

OBJECTIVE The authors compared the efficacy and safety of arthroplasty using the Prestige LP cervical...

The Spine Journal: Two-Level Cervical Disc Arthroplasty with PRESTIGE LP Disc versus Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: Seven-Year Outcomes of a Prospective, Randomized IDE Clinical Trial
ResearchGate • Oct 15, 2016

The Spine Journal: Two-Level Cervical Disc Arthroplasty with PRESTIGE LP Disc versus Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: Seven-Year Outcomes of a Prospective, Randomized IDE Clinical Trial

Clinical Orthopaedics: Periprosthetic UHMWPE Wear Debris Induces Inflammation, Vascularization, and Innervation After Total Disc Replacement in the Lumbar Spine
ResearchGate • Aug 15, 2016

Clinical Orthopaedics: Periprosthetic UHMWPE Wear Debris Induces Inflammation, Vascularization, and Innervation After Total Disc Replacement in the Lumbar Spine

Background: The pathophysiology and mechanisms driving the generation of unintended pain after total disc replacement...

The Spine Journal: Two-Level Cervical Disc Arthroplasty with PRESTIGE LP Disc versus ACDF: A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Multicenter Clinical Trial with 24-Month Results
ResearchGate • Oct 15, 2015

The Spine Journal: Two-Level Cervical Disc Arthroplasty with PRESTIGE LP Disc versus ACDF: A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Multicenter Clinical Trial with 24-Month Results

Clinical Orthopaedics: UHMWPE Wear Debris and Tissue Reactions Are Reduced for Contemporary Designs of Lumbar Total Disc Replacements
ResearchGate • Nov 15, 2014

Clinical Orthopaedics: UHMWPE Wear Debris and Tissue Reactions Are Reduced for Contemporary Designs of Lumbar Total Disc Replacements

Background: Lumbar total disc replacement (L-TDR) is a procedure used to relieve back pain and...

European Spine Journal: Rare complications of osteolysis and periprosthetic tissue reactions after hybrid and non-hybrid total disc replacement
ResearchGate • Aug 15, 2014

European Spine Journal: Rare complications of osteolysis and periprosthetic tissue reactions after hybrid and non-hybrid total disc replacement

Purpose: Few complications have been reported for lumbar total disc replacement (TDR) and hybrid TDR...

European Spine Journal: Retrieval analysis of PEEK rods for posterior fusion and motion preservation
ResearchGate • Jul 15, 2013

European Spine Journal: Retrieval analysis of PEEK rods for posterior fusion and motion preservation

The purpose of this study was to analyze explanted PEEK rod spinal systems in the...

Seminars in Spine Surgery: The Latest Lessons Learned from Retrieval Analyses of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene, Metal-on-Metal, and Alternative Bearing Total Disc Replacements
ResearchGate • Mar 15, 2012

Seminars in Spine Surgery: The Latest Lessons Learned from Retrieval Analyses of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene, Metal-on-Metal, and Alternative Bearing Total Disc Replacements

The Spine Journal: Clinical Outcomes for Worker’s Compensation Patients After Cervical Disc Arthroplasty
ResearchGate • Oct 15, 2011

The Spine Journal: Clinical Outcomes for Worker’s Compensation Patients After Cervical Disc Arthroplasty

Journal of Biomechanical Engineering: Biomechanical Assessment of a PEEK Rod System for Semi-Rigid Fixation of Lumbar Fusion Constructs
ResearchGate • Aug 15, 2011

Journal of Biomechanical Engineering: Biomechanical Assessment of a PEEK Rod System for Semi-Rigid Fixation of Lumbar Fusion Constructs

The concept of semi-rigid fixation (SRF) has driven the development of spinal implants that utilize...

European Spine Journal: Impact of stress shielding on interbody bone after lumbosacral fusion with supplemental instrumentation using oval-shaped peek versus traditional titanium rods
ResearchGate • Jan 15, 2011

European Spine Journal: Impact of stress shielding on interbody bone after lumbosacral fusion with supplemental instrumentation using oval-shaped peek versus traditional titanium rods

Spine: In Vivo Deformation, Surface Damage, and Biostability of Retrieved Dynesys Systems,
ResearchGate • Nov 15, 2010

Spine: In Vivo Deformation, Surface Damage, and Biostability of Retrieved Dynesys Systems,

Retrospective retrieval analysis. To evaluate wear, deformation and biodegradation within retrieved polycarbonate urethane (PCU) components...

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