Can A Tiny Cushion Cure Back Pain?



A mini-cushion ‘Device for Intervertebral Assisted Motion’ (DIAM) is a revolutionary way to treat back pain. The device – made from a soft gel and H-shaped is implanted between the vertebrae. Surgeons make a small incision approximately 2cm in length across the spine, and prepare an area for implant by removing relevant soft and bony tissue.

 

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 Research on 68 patients between the ages of 23 and 75 concluded that – not only does the implant act as a shock absorber, but it also restores the normal joint mechanism thus easing pain.



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