Surgical Treatment for Herniated Disc in Neck

Your neck is one of the most important parts of your body as it supports head while helping it in movement and also acts as a link between your head and trunk. Your neck is supported by seven cervical vertebrae and because it less protected as compared to rest of the spine area it become more prone to injuries and disorders like herniated disc in neck.

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Below are the common types of herniated disc surgery treatments that one can opt for when the problem arises:

Foraminoplasty Surgery:

When your vertebrae is no longer supporting your neck due to the persistent pressure of any disc or bone on your nerves then this surgery is performed to create an exit for the nerve without compressing it any further.

Laminectormy Surgery:

This surgery is performed to remove lamina completely or a part of it to create more room for spinal cord.

Anterior Cervical Disectomy Surgery:

Also called as herniated disc surgery,, this surgery is performed when a person develops a bulging disc around their neck, which may be putting pressure on their neck. During surgery, the surgeon will either remove the disc completely or a part of it.

Apart from these three major forms of neck surgeries Total Disc replacement and corpectomy surgery are also performed depending on the condition of the patient.

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