Dr Michael Janssen is the first author on a the longest follow–up paper on IDE for Cervical Total Disc Replacement, titled Seven-Year Follow-up of the Food and Drug Administration Investigational Device Exemption Study of the ProDisc®-C Total Disc Replacement versus Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion for Single Level Symptomatic Cervical Disc Disease. This paper was accepted for publication to the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.
Being trapped in traffic can be more than a pain in the behind: Back pain problems are a common side effect of long hours on the road. Unlike the sensation you get while slumped over in an office chair, your body feels a lot of different forces in a car, from accelerations, side-to-side swaying, […]
Experts estimate that as many as 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives. While the pain can be debilitating, most are able heal by themselves however, many have to turn to alternative options for treatment. The foundation of all treatments of back pain is physical therapy yet, depending on […]
It turns out that certain specific combinations of activities up your odds for back pain more than others. The World Health Organization reports that, at one point or another, roughly 10 percent of the global population experiences a bout of back pain. However, medical experts haven’t yet come up with a truly effective way to […]
Nobody likes back pain. Sometimes back pain cannot be helped. No matter what you do or what treatments you undergo the pain remains. These cases are frustrating for healthcare providers and even more frustrating for the patient. Sometimes however, back pain can be prevented and is actually caused by bad habits we have. By changing […]