Artificial Disc Replacement Blog

Artificial Disc Replacement versus Spinal Fusion

May 31, 2023

Lower back pain and neck pain are some of the most common reasons people seek medical treatment. Common treatments may include anti-inflammatory medicines, heat or ice, and physical therapy. While most pain will get better on its own within three months, oftentimes pain will persist and become chronic. When treatments no longer offer relief and…

Chronic Neck Pain: Symptoms and Treatment

May 17, 2023

What is Chronic Neck Pain? Chronic neck pain is pain that starts in the neck and can be associated with radiating pain down one or both of your arms. Neck pain can interfere with your daily activities and reduce your quality of life. Fortunately, many causes of neck pain are not serious and can improve…

Orthofix Announces First Patient Implant in the M6-C Artificial Cervical Disc Two-Level IDE Study

May 12, 2023

Orthofix announced the first patient implant in a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clinical study that will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the M6-C™ artificial cervical disc compared to anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) for the treatment of contiguous two-level symptomatic cervical radiculopathy. “Artificial cervical disc replacement is rapidly becoming the standard…