Disc Replacement Surgery

Disc Replacement Surgery


What is a Disc Replacement Surgery?
How long is the surgery?
How long is the hospital stay?
Do I need Anesthesia?
Recovery Time

What is a Disc Replacement Surgery?

In select few individuals, disc replacement surgery may be indicated. This a relatively new technology whereby the damaged disc is replaced by a prosthetic motion device. The potential advantages include preservation of motion at the disc level and protection of the neighboring levels from accelerated wear and tear.

SPINAL DECOMPRESSION SURGERY TREATS THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:
Disc Rupture
Pinched Nerve
Back Pain
Radiculopathy
Neck Pain

How long is the surgery?

Cervical disc replacement takes about three hours similar to one level lumbar disc replacement surgery.

How long is the hospital stay?

One level cervical disc replacement patients are released after overnight observation. Lumbar disc replacement requires two to three nights of hospital stay.

Do I need Anesthesia?

General anesthesia and muscle relaxation are needed for a comfortable experience.

Recovery Time

An initial two weeks of rest and relaxation is needed to ensure proper healing and adequate pain relief. By the third week after surgery, a course of physical therapy and stretch exercise regimen are prescribed. Most people are able to resume their normal activities by 4 weeks after the surgery.

Why Select Dr. Mohamed Mohi Eldin?

Call Us:
(002-02) 33022907

(002) 01223403690

https://mohamedmohieldin.com/

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