Colombian weightlifter after back surgery won GOLD during the Olympic Games in Rio

16. 8. 2016

Worldwide success in the sport and also medical field noted this year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Oscar Albeiro Figueroa Mosquera, a weightlifter from Colombia, underwent back surgery (Disc FX) in January 2016. A few months later Mosquera confirmed his form in the best way – won gold medal during the Olympic Games in Rio!

The procedure was performed by Dr. Jorge Felipe Ramirez, a pioneer in endoscopic minimally invasive surgery in Latin America, which also Colombian athlete in his speech after the awards expressed their thanks: “Dr. Ramirez, you know that this medal is also yours”.

This story is a unique proof of the uniqueness of endoscopic techniques in the spine, which allow patients to return to active daily activities, and even to top performance.


Source: Miklitz Medical Consulting, Germany
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