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What is a Herniated Disc?

A herniated disc is a painful, often debilitating condition where a fragment of the soft nucleus of an intervertebral disc pushes through the tough outer annulus. In other words, the tissue between...


Accomplished UCLA Neurosurgeon Dr. Luke Macyszyn Joins DISC

Dr. Macyszyn will have an integral role in DISC's soon-to-launch LA surgery center, where he will help redefine the gold standard of minimally invasive surgery.


Karen Reiter Honored as ASC Leader of the Year

The prestigious award from OR Manager recognizes Reiter’s efforts in taking a quality-first approach to developing DISC’s high-acuity spine model for the outpatient world.

Patient Education

Artificial Disc Replacements: The Future of Spine Care

If you are among the thousands suffering from chronic pain and limited mobility caused by a degenerative and/or herniated disc, it may be time to consider a surgical alternative. Artificial disc...


DISC Supports CASA's Children Wellness Philanthropy Event

DISC was a proud sponsor of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Celebration 2022, which was held at Vea Newport Beach on August 27th. The annual gala's mission is to serve abused, abandoned, and...


DISC Presents: 55th Governor's Cup

DISC was proud to sponsor Governor's Cup for another year. The 55th annual Governor's Cup was again held at Balboa Yacht Club in Newport Beach. The week of sailboat racing included dozens of...


Dr. Shifflett Named as Top Doc in LA Magazine

Dr. Shifflett was named as a Top Doctor in Los Angeles Magazine. Although unsurprising, making the Top Doctor list in Los Angeles marks a significant milestone in Dr. Shifflett's career. Read the...


DISC Breaks Ground On Next-Level ASC In Los Angeles

The new Marina del Rey surgery center will feature a safe, modern design and elevated patient experience when it opens in early 2023.


Dr. Shifflett Featured in HuffPost

Dr. Shifflett provided his expert perspective on an article in HuffPost, the popular news site. The article, "10 Mindless Habits That May Be Causing You Back Pain," features several leading doctors'...


Dr. Mesiwala in SpineUniverse

Dr. Mesiwala was quoted extensively as an expert in a feature story on SpineUniverse. In the piece, Dr. Mesiwala discusses common cervical spine injuries from sports:


Dr. Shifflett Quoted in HealthCentral

Dr. Shifflett was quoted in an article about sleeping with ankylosing spondylitis in HealthCentral. The article, titled "6 Steps to Sleep Better When You Have Ankylosing Spondylitis," provides some...



Sponsorship Underscores DISC’s Continued Commitment to Sailing and Athlete Health DISC Sports & Spine Center (“DISC”) has renewed its partnership with the Governor’s Cup. The sponsorship underscores...