For Dr. Jennifer Emmett, a surgeon at Denver Health Medical Center, constant back pain was not an option. While going through years of medical school and surgical training, her back pain continued to worsen and affect her way of life . . .
On Sept. 20, 2006, Emmet’s life changed forever. She underwent artifical disc replacement performed by Dr. Michael Janssen, orthopedic spine surgeon and member of Thornton’s Center for Spinal Disorders. Within hours after surgery, she was up and walking. Two days later she was driving & she was back to work within two weeks. Read more on Dr. Emmett’s success after surgery.