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dynamic stabilization

An integrated function of neuromuscular systems requiring muscles to contract and fixate the body against fluctuating outside forces, providing postural support with fine adjustments in muscle tension. The term usually pertains to a function of the trunk, shoulder, and hip muscles and includes the lower extremity muscles when they are functioning in a closed chain.
See also: stabilization
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While offering low-dispersion viscosities, dynamic stabilization during milling, and excellent letdown shock resistance, this class of dispersants does not provide strong static stabilization and is often recommended for use in resin- or binder-containing systems or in combination with another anionic polymeric dispersant.
Recently, there also has been increased interest in PEEK rods as dynamic stabilization devices, in which motion of the spine is stabilized without fusion.
patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and from the European Patent Office for the PERFX-2[TM], a Posterior Dynamic Stabilization system designed to remove pain without necessarily removing motion.
The screw systems, called dynamic stabilization systems, are used in spinal surgery to provide stabilizing support to the spinal column during bone fusion, according to the FDA.
Together, the combined entity will leverage a variety of technology, including modern fusion, dynamic stabilization, artificial disc replacement, biologics, vertebral augmentation, interspinous process decompression, disc disease diagnosis, navigation and minimally invasive techniques to serve patients with a broader variety of spinal disorders.
A system for transpedicular dynamic stabilization of the lumbar motion segment of the spine;

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