Two Level Lumbar Total Disc Replacement: D.R.

D.R. is a 49 year old man with chronic low back pain and intermittent sciatic pain.

Very active physically – likes to surf. Has had two microdiscectomy surgeries in the past but continues to have constant pain interfering with even the most basic activities of life. After failing extensive non-operative treatment including physical therapy we decided to proceed with artificial disc replacement.

Pre-surgical XRAY and CAT scan show partial collapse of the L4-5 and L5-S1 disc spaces:



Post-op XRAYs after two-level artificial disc replacement with ProDiscL*:

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