Bionic Back

The Charité Artificial Disc is a plastic replacement for one of two discs in the lower back. The Artificial Disc is expected to receive United States FDA approval by the end of the year. This is the first major breakthrough in back surgery since the 1940s, says orthopedic surgeon Richard Guyer of the Texas Back Institute in Plano — via boingboing

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  1. bob robbins

    21 June 2005 at 10.52 am

    i had the charite disc replacement surgery done in 2002 on two levels and have never looked back, no pain just about full movement.excellent way to go.

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