3Spine wins FDA IDE for spine implant

[Image from 3Spine]3Spine announced today that it received FDA investigational device exemption (IDE) for its Motus spinal implant device.

Chattanooga, Tennessee-based 3Spine designed the Motus device for use in the BalancedBack total joint replacement procedure.

3Spine’s BalancedBack procedure is indicated for the biomechanical reconstruction and stabilization of a spinal motion segment following decompression at one lumbar level from L1/L2 to L5/S1 for skeletally mature patients due to symptomatic lumbar degeneration with or without foraminal or recess spinal stenosis confirmed by radiographic imaging (CT, MRI, X-rays), with no more than a Grade 1 spondylolisthesis at the involved level.

The first-of-its-kind Motus technology replaces the function of the disc and facet joints through a posterior approach, broadly addressing leg pain, back pain and spinal instability while correcting posture and restoring freedom of movement through the reconstructio…

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