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Recent Posts by Adisa Kuršumović, MD

Dr. Adisa Kuršumović is a neurosurgeon, interventional neuroradiologist, and radiologist in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany, and has over the years developed significant clinical experience in the implantation of Barricaid Annular Closure. Dr. Kuršumović was an investigator in the 554-patient, Level I Superiority Randomized Controlled Trial, which was the main clinical data supporting FDA approval of the Barricaid device in 2019. She is also co-founder of a global, clinical registry initiative that collects “real-world” data on Barricaid. Dr. Kuršumović has lectured around the world on Barricaid as an invited speaker at scientific meetings, and has also trained surgeons in Europe, Asia and the US on Barricaid technique.
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Surgery for Sciatica: Which Procedure Is Right for You?

Each year, approximately 1-2 percent of people1 between the ages of 30-50 experience sciatica, or pain that radiates along the sciatic nerve from the lower back down each leg. While any spinal condition that compresses nerves in the lower ...
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Understanding the Types of Discectomy Surgery

For many years, discectomy surgery has remained the surgical gold standard for relieving chronic leg pain resulting from a herniated disc in the lumbar spine. In most cases, discectomy does exactly that; research shows that more than 80 ...
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How to Manage Leg Pain Leading Up to Your Discectomy

You’re considering a discectomy surgery to relieve symptoms of a herniated disc, and you’re that much closer to getting rid of your pain and back to your life. Now there’s only one task at hand: managing your leg (and potentially lower ...
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Discectomy 101: The Risks and Results to Understand Before Your Spine Surgery

You’ve been struggling with leg pain, and your doctor has found the culprit: a herniated disc in your low back. Perhaps you have tried exercises or other therapies to relieve your pain, only to be disappointed by lackluster results.
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