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.
- 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
ConditionDisc 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