“Over the past eight years, Orlando Orthopaedic Center has become the regional leader in minimally-invasive spinal surgery,” says Dr. McBride. “We have successfully performed more than 1,000 cases over the past few years alone. The new Coflex® developments for the treatment of spinal stenosis for those who wish to avoid a spinal fusion are exciting indeed.”back

Low back pain has become a chronic condition across the U.S. and is the leading cause of disability worldwide. In fact, lower back pain is one of the main reasons people miss work the second most common reason for a visit to the doctor’s office.

However, a new FDA-approved minimally-invasive spine procedure has been developed and implemented for patients experiencing moderate to severe degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis. The Coflex® interlaminar stabilization implant is changing the game for spinal stenosis patients wishing to avoid spinal fusion surgery, addressing both back and leg pain and preserving spinal motion and flexibility at the same time.