This is a cautionary tale that inadvertent slips and falls can cause displacement of the IFuse device. This device is not held in by a screw mechanism like a lumbar fusion is so the strength of the implant is not as high as the lower back fusion. You must be careful for the first six weeks and caution needs to continue abet at a lesser degree for the next six weeks.
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.