Patent Number: 6,966,910

Title: Dynamic fixation device and method of use

Abstract: A dynamic fixation device is provided that allows the vertebrae to which it is attached to move in flexion within the normal physiological limits of motion, while also providing structural support that limits the amount of translation motion beyond normal physiological limits. The present invention includes a flexible portion and two ends that are adapted for connection to pedicle screws.

Inventors: Ritland; Stephen (Flagstaff, AZ)


International Classification: A61B 17/70 (20060101); A61B 017/56 ()

Expiration Date: 1/22/02018