SMS Implant

Dynamic Spinal Stabilisation


As specialists in spinal products, QSpine came to Shore to assist in the development and manufacture of a new spinal implant device for distribution throughout the UK and EU.

The purpose of the implant device is to relieve or prevent low-back pain that accompanies intervertebral segment instability. As a secondary benefit, it encourages healing of the disc and facet joint lesions and slows degeneration of adjacent segments.

Our knowledge of advanced engineering materials and dynamic finite elements analysis enabled us to produce this ground-breaking component. With minimal part count and exceptional mechanical performance, the instrument makes the implantation of SMS devices a safe and simple procedure.

Value Delivered

  • Optimised design for moulding in advanced materials
  • Dynamic FEA to reduce risk prior to tooling
  • Minimal part count
  • Exceptional performance against strict requirements
  • Design that makes the implant procedure very simple

Project Scope

Prototype & Evaluation

The team at Shore listened to what we wanted to achieve. They took time to understand our environment and came up with suggestions and ideas that helped us design, develop and market a very successful product.

Director, QSpine Ltd