Watkins Medical Centre
Level 8, 225 Wickham Terrace,
Spring Hill QLD, 4000

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Phone: (07) 3831 7034

Reconstructions

Cervical Disc Replacement

Cervical disc replacement is used as an alternative to anterior cervical fusion to reconstruct the spine following removal of the disc - the disc having been removed in order to decompress the spinal cord or nerve roots. 

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Lumbar Disc Replacement

Lumbar disc replacement is used as an alternative to anterior lumbar interbody fusion for chronic low back pain due to discogenic pain. It has important theoretical advantages that remain, at this stage, unproven. It also has some potential disadvantages.

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