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Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease

Ann’s Story

Ann was a dedicated athlete with 25 marathons under her belt. She often ran with discomfort because, as she says, "back pain had always been a part of my life." Eventually, her symptoms became so debilitating that she couldn’t train.


Josh’s Story

When Josh was diagnosed with spondylolisthesis, or vertebral slippage, his doctor recommended spine surgery. At the time, Josh’s responded very firmly: “No way!” Fortunately, he reconsidered.


Kent’s Story

Kent was an NFL quarterback for more than a decade. When debilitating back pain caused him to cut his football career short, he decided it was finally time to find an effective way to tackle this formidable opponent.


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