Cervical Disc Replacement

Reduce your back pain with an expertly designed artificial disc through this outpatient procedure.

WHAT IS CERVICAL DISC REPLACEMENT?

Cervical disc replacement is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that replaces worn or damaged discs with artificial discs designed to repair the spine and alleviate pain. An artificial disc is a device that is inserted between your vertebrae to replace the original disc that is causing any pain. This common outpatient treatment has a high success rate with most patients fully recovering within 6 weeks following surgery.

 

QUICK FACTS ABOUT CERVICAL DISC REPLACEMENT:

  • Minimally invasive procedure
  • Usually performed on an outpatient basis with patients going home the same day as surgery
  • Common procedure with a high success rate
  • Artificial discs allow patients to maintain normal neck motion

 

COMMON CONDITIONS TREATED BY CERVICAL DISC REPLACEMENT:

  • Severe, debilitating neck pain
  • Herniated discs
  • Degenerative discs
  • Bone spurs

 

AM I A CANDIDATE FOR CERVICAL DISC REPLACEMENT?

If you have symptoms that have not improved with physical therapy or other forms of conservative care and positive diagnostic results, you may be a candidate for this procedure.

 

WHAT OUR PATIENTS ARE SAYING

[Since my bulging disc correction] I haven't had pain in my leg at all and had only a little pain in my back from my surgery, but zero pain in my legs, the sciatica is gone.

Edward, age 55, bulging disc injury

Today my back and hip feel tremendous. My legs are still a bit weak, possibly from nerve damage that occurred prior to surgery. I’m going to physical therapy 3 times per week. I was back at work on November 15th, 3 weeks after surgery.

Robert, age 58,
history of disc herniation and previous surgeries

Nobody likes to be injured and neck surgery is a delicate procedure, but Dr. Massoud explained what needed to be done, which made me feel more comfortable. [Post-surgery] I felt great, and today the pain is completely gone.

Francisco, Age 48, Cervical Injury

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