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From talking on the phone to working on the computer, we’re all likely to be familiar with neck pain. In fact, it’s estimated that 50 percent of people have some type of cervical disc degeneration–and the numbers continue to rise as we age.

For most of us, the aches and pains are occasional. But for some, neck and the associated arm pain can be severe and may lead to disability or the need for surgical intervention.

With advanced technology, patients now have a few more options than they previously imagined.  Zimmer Biomet’s Mobi-C, an artificial disc, is designed to maintain neck motion and provide pain relief.

Stay tuned to learn more about the Mobi-C and meet a patient who alleviates her pain by undergoing Mobi-C disc replacement surgery.

 

 

Knowing the risk of being an OTC carrier and how to prepare for it with the UCD Genetic Testing Program, sponsored by Horizon Therapeutics and performed by Invitae.

Acromegaly is a slow-progressing disorder that occurs when the pituitary gland produces too much growth hormone.

Up next, stay tuned for a brand-new Behind the Mystery special — only on The Balancing Act.

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