AxioMed patient runs Boston marathon post-total disc replacement: 4 takeaways

Anuja Vaidya -   Print  |

Robert Ramsey, a clinical trial patient who underwent total disc replacement receiving the AxioMed Freedom Lumbar disc, completed the Boston Marathon on April 18.

Here are four takeaways:


1. Mr. Ramsey underwent the TDR procedure in 2010.


2. Mr. Ramsey maintains a rigorous physical fitness regime during marathon training, including weightlifting.


3. AxioMed's clinical trial studies have shown positive results for the AxioMed Freedom Lumbar disc thus far.


4. The company is hoping to complete the clinical trials and launch the implant in the U.S. market next year.


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