CERVICAL DISC HERNIATION
Why are you in pain?
- Disc fragment migration in the spinal canal
- Compression of the spinal cord or a nerve root as it exits the spine(foramen)
- Cervicobrachial neuralgia pain in the arm, tingling (paresthesia), which can lead to paralysis
Which examinations should be carried out before consulting us?*
- Cervical MRI
*Examinations required for the study of your case at the CCV Montpellier
What surgical treatment can we recommend ?
- Removal of the diseased disc and herniation
- Surgical decompression of the spinal canal and foramen
- Disc fusion or replacement based on the stage of the injury
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The key points
- Indication: Cervicobrachial neuralgia resistant to medical treatment for more than 2 to 6 months, with repercussions on daily activities or paralysis justifying a surgical procedure
- Minimally invasive technique: zero-profile implant and fusion or disc replacement
2 to 4 cm, horizontal,
front of the neck
Duration of surgery
45 minutes on 1 level
Average length of hospital stay
(discharge the day after surgery)
Restraint: soft neck brace for 2 to 4 weeks
Average recovery time
Minimum duration of absence from work
Period before starting back driving
Duration before resuming sports activities
Flying home after surgery
Duration of evolution until the final result of the surgery
*These are mean times, with possibility of significant variability from one patient to another.
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