HYDRAFIL™, is a proprietary hydrogel technology that when heated becomes a liquid that can be injected through a 17-gauge needle into the nucleus of an intervertebral disc. Once it enters the body the gel incorporates with the existing nucleus and cools to form an integrated solid. This implant mimics the biomechanical properties of the natural disc and preserves spinal motion.
The burden of low back pain in the United States is immense.
health care visits for lower back pain every year
lost work days due to back and neck pain every year
dollars in healthcare costs in lost productivity per year
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