Fusion of the Cervical Spine

By Ehren Allen, PT

Fusion of the Cervical Spine or Neck Fusion

The Cervical Spine or Neck Fusion fusion is a surgery that fuses two or more neck bones.  The bones in the cervical spine are called vertebrae.  Several Orthopaedic Spine Specialists perform cervical fusions at the Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute.  A Cervical Fusion aims to add space between two vertebrae and prevent movement at their spine level.  Upon evaluation of patients needing this surgery, they have some instability in the affected area. Therefore, if you have been told that you have instability in your neck and want to learn more about this procedure, please read this article: https://www.joionline.net/trending/content/cervical-fusion.

Fusion of the Cervical Spine surgery performed by JOI surgeon

Cervical Spine Fusion Surgery at JOI

 

Cervical or Neck Surgery Options

At the Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute, we have several physicians that treat the cervical spine or neck.  There are a variety of different surgical options based on your specific injury.  There are also many conservative non-surgical approaches and treatment options available at JOI. Therefore it is best to discuss all of these options with your Orthopaedic Spine Specialist.

If you want to learn more about the cervical spine’s anatomy, please watch this video: https://www.joionline.net/library/show/anatomy-videos/#vm_A_0b960283.

a fusion of the cervical spine can be an option for a fracture.

Anatomy of the Spine

JOI Fracture and Injury Care

JOI Physicians are currently offering ASAP fracture and injury care. This is a new option for patients who would like to avoid the emergency room if they have suffered a fracture or soft tissue injury. To learn more about this service, read this article about fracture and injury care. Make an appointment by calling (904)JOI-2000.

To schedule an appointment with an Orthopaedic Spine Specialist, please call JOI-2000, schedule online, or click below.

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