Surgical Treatment Options


While most neck pain will respond to non-surgical treatment, you may be in the small minority of patients that can benefit from neck surgery.

Learn more about some surgical treatment options for the neck:

Whether to have spine surgery is an important decision. You will make the final decision, so ask your spine surgeon questions about anything you do not understand. Since medical care is tailored to each person's needs and differences, not all information presented here will apply to your treatment or its outcome.

If you are suffering from neck pain or pain you believe may be caused by a cervical spine condition, talk to a doctor. To find a doctor near you, visit our physician locator.

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Published: March 08, 2007
Updated: October 29, 2007