Life After prodisc | Back on Course with Dr. Robert Masson

By the rediscover Patient Education Team

Dr. Robert Masson established his career as a neurosurgeon who specializes in complex spinal disorders and sports spine medicine. Using the prodisc Total Disc Replacement in his patients' procedures since day-one of FDA clearance, he is passionate about motion preservation and a “return to life” philosophy—but Dr. Masson is not only an accomplished surgeon and prodisc advocate, he has also experienced his own journey as a patient with pain and discomfort stemming from a neck injury and degeneration in his cervical spine.

In May of 2013, Dr. Masson underwent a total disc replacement procedure with prodisc C. Since then, Dr. Robert Masson is "Back on Course"—as a race car driver, as a spine surgeon, as an adventurer, and as a family man. To see why he chose motion preservation with the prodisc C and how it has allowed his post-surgical active life to flourish, watch the latest rediscover patient video, "Life After prodisc  |  Back on Course with Dr. Robert Masson".

Important Note: The patient information presented is for general education purposes only. As with any spine surgery, there are potential benefits, complications, and risks associated with disc replacement and spinal fusion procedures. Individual results may vary. It is important that you discuss the possible risks and potential benefits of various procedures with your doctor prior to receiving treatment, and that you rely on your physician’s best judgment. Only your doctor can determine whether you are a suitable candidate for a specific surgical procedure.

They Regained Their Lives

These individuals can inspire your journey to healing and life after disc replacement surgery—and the hope of freedom from spine-induced pain and discomfort.

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