Disc replacement can be referred to as replacement of a worn or degenerated disk in the lower portion of your spine with an artificial replacement prepared of medical-grade metal or a combination of medical-grade metal and medical-grade plastic. Lumbar disk replacement surgery is suggested to relieve back.

The following symptoms are seen in case of Disc replacement.

  • Headache
  • Neck pain
  • Neck stiffness
  • Referred pain to arms and legs
  • Pain that travels down into your shoulders or into your arms
  • Pins and needles" or numbness in your arm

Condition

Disc replacement surgery could be recommended for one or more of the following neck or back conditions.
  • Chronic neck pain
  • Herniated/bulging disc
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Arthritis of the spine
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Foraminal stenosis