Dynamic Disc Designs

Patient Education Materials for Spine Surgeons

Spine-Surgeon

Appropriate patient education forms the basis for the success of better outcomes in spine surgery. Understanding patients’ diagnoses and surgical strategies is central to making them confident and active in the treatment plan. Dynamic Disc Designs developed innovative, dynamic models that help spine surgeons explain complex spine conditions and surgical procedures for them. Models produced […]

Restricting Lumbar Spine Flexion During Lifting More Efficient

Lumbar Spine Flexion

Introduction When intervertebral joints bend, they can’t hold as much weight. Limiting lumbar spine flexion may lower the chance of low-back disorders (LBD). However, lifting retraining programs encouraging less lumbar flexion does not always lead to lower LBD rates. This may be because people have trouble keeping their lower backs straight while moving different things. […]

Realistic Spine Models for Effective Patient Education of Low Back Pain

Spine Model, Patient Education, Disc Herniation, Vertebrae

Spinal conditions can cause considerably disabling pain and immobility—from herniated discs and spondylolisthesis to spinal instability and spinal stenosis. Patient education is integral to patient management, and conventional static anatomical models often fall short of effective education. This article explores dynamic disc models as realistic spine models as a new generation of innovative tools for […]

Patient Education Materials for Non-specific Low Back Pain and Sciatica

Patient Education Dynamic Disc Designs

Introduction Being the leading cause of disability worldwide and a common cause of family doctor visits, low back pain (LBP) is a serious health concern. Significant financial expenses are incurred, direct (health care) and indirect (loss of productivity, compensation claims). International recommendations for the therapy of non-specific low back pain (NSLBP) urge against needless imaging […]

Basivertebral Nerve Ablation

Endplate Damage, basivertebral nerve model

Low back pain (LBP) is a condition that is common across state lines, affecting millions of people. It is one of the most expensive occupational disorders and the leading cause of disability in the US. Some people have their back pain alleviated with simple exercise and some physical therapy, but others experience a chronic form […]

Effect of Upright Position on Lumbar Disc Using MRI

Lumbar Disc

The human spine is wonderfully designed to be flexible yet stable. The lumbar spine, which is the lower back region, plays a crucial role in supporting the upper body, enabling it to move within a certain range. Lumbar Intervertebral discs are complex structures that absorb shock between the vertebrae, acting as cushions. For a healthy […]

YouTube Patient Education in Low Back Pain

YoutTube Patient Education

Low Back pain is shared among all groups of people across the world, and with an aging population, the LBP problem is predicted to grow worse shortly. Most people with this condition turn to the internet to seek answers to their health problems. As a widely used video search engine, YouTube is a popular stop […]

Valuing Patients’ Expectations | Avoid Being a Nocebo

Patients’ Expectations

Healthcare institutions have a lot to deal with. Some of the challenges they face include recruitment and staff training, management of costs, improving quality, and technological advancements, and with everything, they also need to manage patient’s expectations. Patient expectations involve what patients contemplate may happen, will happen, and what they expect from treatment. Interestingly, patients’ […]

Disc Injury Triggers Neurogenic Inflammation of Adjacent Healthy Discs

disc inflammation

More frequently than you may know, adults suffer from severe lower back pain that may sometimes incapacitate them. When spine discs degenerate, it is one of the most common clinically discovered causes of low back pain.  Researchers are still working to understand fully how disc degeneration causes pain. However, some scientists think that inflammation from […]