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Surgery for Neck Pain: Posterior Cervical Fusion

An Orthopaedic Surgeon Explains a Cervical Spine Surgery Option

As a top orthopaedic surgeon and Chief of cervical spine surgery at Washington University, Dr. Dan Riew is a trustworthy source when it comes to reviewing your surgical options for neck pain.

In four video segments, Dr. Riew explains the most common surgical procedures for various cervical spine conditions.  He discusses anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, artificial disc replacement, foraminotomy, and posterior cervical fusion.  He will help you understand the risks and benefits, plus how each procedure is done.

You can also read this article about other surgical options for neck pain.

Updated on: 06/06/14