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Artificial Disc Replacement

Artificial disc replacement is a procedure where a diseased spinal disc is replaced with an artificial one made of metal. This procedure is an alternative to spinal fusion.

While artificial disc replacement is as effective in reduction of pain as spinal fusion, it gives greater range of motion of the spine after surgery.

People with osteoporosis (thin bones), allergy to stainless steel, joint disease, and chronic infections are not good candidates for this procedure.

Patients are usually able to return home hours after surgery or the next day. Medications are prescribed to take care of the post-surgical pain and infection. The process of healing can be sped by following a healthy diet, quitting smoking, regular exercise, and maintaining good posture.


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                    Featured Artificial Disc Replacement Providers Abroad


                    Bangkok Hospital Hua Hin

                    Hua Hin, Thailand


                    Accreditation: JCI

                    Languages: English, Thai

                    Bangkok Dusit Medical Services, the parent organization of Bangkok Hospital, operates a total of nineteen hospitals throughout Thailand and Cambodia. It has long been our goal to bring the excellent c...

                    Phuket International Hospital

                    Phuket, Thailand


                    Accreditation: JCI, HA

                    Languages: Thai, English, Japanese, German, Swedish, Danish

                    As one of the leading private hospital within the region, Phuket International Hospital offers a comprehensive range of medical and hospital services, specifically orientated to the needs of the Thai ...

                    Aretaeio Hospital

                    Nicosia, Cyprus


                    Languages: English, Greek

                    The ARETAEIO hospital is located on Andreas Avraamides Street in Dasoupoli, Nicosia, and is within easy access of all areas in Nicosia, Limassol and Larnaca. A private hospital, opened in 2006 by 42 s...

                    Normah Medical Specialist Centre

                    Kuching, Malaysia


                    Accreditation: JCI

                    Languages: English, Malayu

                    Normah Medical Specialist Centre (NMSC) was officially opened in August 1988. It is the first and is currently the largest purpose built private medical centre in the State of Sarawak. Owned by Sarawa...
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