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... My husband is scheduled to have the Maverick disk replacement done on 11/29/2003 in North Carolina. We go to the doctor this week for pre-op. I was wondering about your recovery... how long in hospital? did you have to wear a brace? how long? when were you able to return to work? Basically, i want to know about your whole experience. Thanks in advance for sharing. We... (9 replies)
... Where are you located? Even though the ADRs are in studies, they are being done at various places. I had the Maverick disc replacement (L5-S1) done last December at the Hughston Sports Hospital in Columbus, Georgia. I am participating in an FDA study on this disc. Even though the disc has opened up the disc space, I am still having immense pain in my lower back and LOTS of... (2 replies)
... best. They are all correct at times. The fact here is that almost all surgeries and treatments all come down to one thing.... the disks. Instead of removing the disk and fusing, they can now repair the disks and keep the joint mobile. ... (15 replies)

... bone. Surgeon said I had several choices, but most of them would have meant I'd be back once it totally collapsed. He said it was the perfect scenario for the Maverick and he was running trials. End of story. There are a lot of sites on line where you can get information about Maverick. ... (25 replies)
... Right now I am looking into drx 9000 disk decompression system. Its supposed to create a vacuum where the disks are messed up and they suck fluid and stuff back in to themselves. ... (19 replies)
... Next Monday, I am having my first disk decompression treatment. ... (2 replies)
... It seems like the Maverick disk at stenum is the best overall. Good luck, and let us know of your progress. Hope you feel better. ... (4 replies)
L-5 fusion
Mar 7, 2004
... You might want to look into one of the Artificial Disk Replacement trials that are going on around the country. ... (15 replies)
... Since this is a 'list all treatments' thread, how far had you gone before succumbing to disk replacement? ... (25 replies)
... n honor graduate from Yale University and I have all the confidence in him and his abilities. He enrolled me in the study and I was selected to receive the disc replacement instead of a fusion. I consider myself very fortunate to have had the opportunity to gain the latest medical procedure for back problems. ... (17 replies)
... of pro tennis players have disk probs... ... (9 replies)
... Jen, Discogram pretty tough... sorry to hear that. I know what you are talking about. Its supposed to be the most painful test along side of certain emg's. It makes facet joint injections feel like a massage. As far as fusion???? My opinion is to do everything before fusion. Because after fusion.. all the other stuff you cant do AND although some fusions are very... (12 replies)

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