You have to coorrelate symptoms with pathology to understand what needs to be addressed. See the section under “How to describe symptoms” to explain what problems you are having.
The coflex device is a good idea but it is not effective for many pathologies. Used in the wrong circumstances, it does not work. Even in the correct circumstances, it can erode into the bone or create a change in center of rotation and create new pain.
Donald Corenman, MD, DC is a highly-regarded spine surgeon, considered an expert in the area of neck and back pain. Trained as both a Medical Doctor and Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Corenman earned academic appointments as Clinical Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and his research on spine surgery and rehabilitation has resulted in the publication of multiple peer-reviewed articles and two books.