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December 11, 2017
BARRICAID: AN INTRODUCTION TO A LIFE-CHANGING TREATMENT

Lumbar disc herniations are a common problem and discectomy is the most commonly performed spinal operation. The problem with these operations is that a hole is left where the herniation is removed. This leaves the spine weakened in that area with a high risk of the disc reherniating.


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barricaid-development

November 20, 2017
BARRICAID: DEVELOPMENT PATH TO SUCCESS

Barricaid in its current form has been introduced in 2008. During the development process Intrinsic learned a lot from the experience of two early anchorless device variants, tested clinically in 2003 and 2005.


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barricaid-story-behind-invention

October 30, 2017
BARRICAID: A PERSONAL STORY BEHIND A CLEVER INVENTION

Like with all great inventions, the very first idea of anular closure came from a personal experience and need.


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herniated-disc-back-pain

September 06, 2017
WHAT IS A HERNIATED DISC?

If you have been diagnosed with a herniated disc, you are likely also familiar with the pain and symptoms often caused by this condition. As you begin to research the treatment options available to help you find pain relief, it’s important to understand what causes a herniated disc to develop in the first place.


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spine-anatomy

August 29, 2017
UNDERSTANDING YOUR SPINAL ANATOMY

A basic understanding of the spine’s anatomy and its functions is extremely important to patients with spinal disorders. This information provides a straightforward overview of the spine’s remarkable and complex anatomy.


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