New implant brings high hopes for back pain relief

Published on Apr 21, 2013

April 21 – A new spinal implant developed in Israel, has radically improved the life of at least one patient who, four years ago, believed he would spend his twilight years in constant pain. Seventy-nine-year-old Moshav farmer Yehuda Schwartz suffered from a debilitating back condition common among senior citizens but says, since receiving the implant, he’s been given a new lease on life. Jim Drury went to meet him.

 

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