Left untreated, severe cervical myelopathy may lead to permanent nerve or spinal cord damage.
The word “cervical” in Cervical Myelopathy refers to the first seven vertebrae of your spinal column. Myelopathy occurs when something harmful is pressing against the spinal cord.
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DISC of Louisiana offers spinal procedures using minimally invasive techniques. It means smaller incisions, sometimes less than an inch, that is often covered with a band-aid. The minimally invasive spine surgeon inserts special surgical instruments through the tiny incisions to access the damaged disc. Unlike traditional “open” spine surgery, entry and repair to the damaged disc or vertebrae is achieved without harming nearby muscles and tissues. Less muscle and tissue damage results in less pain and a faster recovery. Click here to learn more.
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