Anterior cervical discectomy fusion procedures performed by our experienced St. Louis-based surgeons
A number of people suffer from chronic pain in the lower back, but pain in the upper back can be just as debilitating. In the past, people with instability-related compression and pain in the cervical (neck) spine were limited to treatment with highly invasive, traditional open neck and back surgeries. Now, there are safer and effective alternatives, including anterior cervical discectomy fusion.^
A minimally invasive alternative to fusion
At Laser Spine Institute our surgeons specialize exclusively in outpatient minimally invasive spine surgery, including anterior cervical discectomy fusion (ACDF). Anterior cervical discectomy fusion a minimally invasive stabilization procedure offered at our St. Louis center. This procedure is a less invasive alternative to traditional open neck fusion.
The focus of the ACDF procedure is to relieve neck pain, weakness and tingling associated with herniated disc or degenerative disc disease. During the procedure, the damaged disc is removed and implants are inserted to help stabilize the spine. These procedures are performed through a small incision, sparing your muscles from being cut or torn.
Benefits of anterior cervical discectomy fusion
At Laser Spine Institute we understand that living with pain means missing out on the activities and time with the people you love, which is why we are committed to offering only the best and most successful treatments available. When you choose anterior cervical discectomy fusion at Laser Spine Institute, you are able to take advantage of a number of benefits of minimally invasive surgery, including the following:
- Performed as an outpatient procedure
- Reduced risk of infection
- Small incisions are used
- No lengthy recovery^
- 98 patient satisfaction score^
At Laser Spine Institute, we’ve performed nearly 100,000 minimally invasive procedures, setting us apart as the leader in this field.
Conditions treated by anterior cervical discectomy fusion
If you require stabilization of the spine, you may be a candidate for anterior cervical discectomy fusion at our center. At Laser Spine Institute, our surgeons treat a variety of common spine conditions with ACDF, including:
- Spinal stenosis
- Pinched nerves
- Arthritis of the spine
- Cervical myelomalacia
- Cervical myelopathy
- Herniated discs
- Bulging discs
- Degenerative disc disease
- Foraminal stenosis
Contact a member of our Care Team today so that we can assess your situation and determine if we can help. At Laser Spine Institute, our goal is to help you find pain relief while always offering you the highest level of patient care. Find out if you are a candidate for anterior cervical discectomy fusion by giving us a call today.