ProDisc-C: Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement

///ProDisc-C: Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement

In the cervical spine, the artificial disc has been designed to allow some motion of the defective segment by replacing the damaged disc with this implant. This theoretically reduces stress on the segments above and below to prevent further disc degeneration of these segments. The artificial disc however has some disadvantages that need to be understood.  This video–ProDisc-C: Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement–discusses this procedure in detail.