Case Summary  |  Degenerative Disc Disease

Condition Back Lower (Lumbar) Osteoarthritis - Degenerative disc disease
Case Description

I had huge back problems for years, up to the point where it left me unable to do anything. After seeing many doctors who all told me I had a compressed disk and told me to go to therapy I finally self diagnosed myseld with degenerative disc disease. I went to Lenox Hill hospital in NYC and met my new doctor. A discography and many other test later my diagnosis was confirmed. I went through a disc replacement surgery where I was implanted with a charite disc and my life has been a million times better since.

Dates January 1, 2004 - January 30, 2008
Diagnosed On July 15, 2007
Diagnosis Method MRI + CT Scan + Doctor Examination + Self Examination
Treatment Combo Swimming + Cane + Charite Disc Replacement Surgery
Treatment Result
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Gender: Male
Age 35
Weight 190 pounds