Cervical Disc Replacement Surgery in New Jersey
In situations that call for cervical disc replacement surgery, New Jersey spine surgeon Dr. Joshua Rovner has the depth and comprehensive experience patients trust. As one of the top experts for disc replacement surgery in NJ, cervical disc replacement surgery is one of the primary specializations that Dr. Rovner offers in his practice.
Specialized Cervical Disc Replacement Surgeon in NJ
Cervical disc replacement is spine surgical procedure that is intended to replace painful and damaged discs in the neck with artificial discs. As is the case with all surgical procedures, cervical disc replacement is only recommended if non-surgical methods of treatment have failed.
Cervical disc replacement surgery was developed as an alternative to anterior cervical discectomy and fusion to better allow for both pain relief and continued motion throughout the spine.
Benefits of Cervical Disc Replacement
You’ll be relieved of the arm and neck pain you’re experiencing due to the herniated disc in your neck or degenerative disc disease. The damaged disc irritates spinal nerves that have roots in the spinal cord near the disc. By removing it, the pressure on the nerve is released and the pain will be relieved.
The main additional benefit of cervical disc replacement over anterior cervical discectomy and fusion is preserving more freedom of motion in your neck. It can also result in faster healing times and can decrease the chances of other discs in your neck degenerating.
Dr. Rovner will explore this option with you during your consultation. But he will only recommend it as a last resort when non-surgical treatment options have failed and if this is the appropriate treatment for your individual problem.
About Cervical Disc Replacement Surgery
As one of New Jersey’s top spine surgeons for cervical disc replacement surgery, Dr. Rovner will begin the surgery by making a small incision in the front of the neck. The windpipe, as well as arteries, muscles, etc., are then moved aside, providing access to damaged disc. The disc is then removed and the artificial disc inserted in its place and secured.
Cervical Disc Replacement: What to Expect
At Progressive Spine & Orthopaedics in New Jersey, we use state-of-the-art technology and spine surgery procedures. This enables you to go home the same day or just one day after the procedure and return to your normal life quickly in most cases. You should feel some relief from your arm and neck pain almost immediately. This all depends on how long you were experiencing your symptoms and how irritated your spinal nerves were by the herniated disc.
Of course, you’ll receive more detailed and specific instructions for your recovery from Dr. Rovner after the procedure. He’ll be happy to answer any and all questions you have. You’ll be scheduled for post-surgery appointments to verify that your recovery is going as expected.
Dr. Rovner will be active and a part of all aspects of your care – from your first consultation, through choosing your treatment plan together, all the way to your recovery.
When You Need Cervical Disc Replacement Surgeon in NJ
As an award-winning New Jersey spine surgeon, Dr. Joshua Rovner delivers comprehensive treatment for Cervical Disc Replacement, with spine surgery or non-surgical treatment is the best approach. Board certified to practice in New York and New Jersey, Dr. Joshua Rovner is among few spine surgeons in NJ with depth of experience and expertise for advanced and minimally-invasive spinal surgery.
Dr. Joshua Rovner is a spine surgeon in New Jersey who provides both non-surgical and surgical treatment of pain related to the neck and entire back. He prides himself on his patient-centered, personalized approach that helps correctly diagnose and treat problems related to deformity, trauma, and degenerative conditions. With experience in Cervical Disc Replacement, he focuses on conservative non-surgical methods but, when surgery is necessary, utilizes the most modern techniques. Schedule a consultation today and contact us, or you can call us at (202) 227-1299 to schedule your appointment.