Category Archives: Cervical Fractures

What kinds of surgery are used for chronic neck pain?

Life can be a pain in the neck…literally. Humans weren’t meant to be hunched over a computer all day. We weren’t meant for the sedentary lifestyles most of us now lead. Plus, the cartilage in our joints has trouble keeping up with our ever-lengthening lifespans. The seven vertebrae and surrounding muscles that make up our […]

  • Posted on: Feb 14 2021
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Fractured Cervical Vertebrae

When most people hear the phrase “broken neck” they assume the person is now going to be a quadriplegic for the rest of his or her life. In cases of traumatic injury, of course that can be the result. But a broken neck actually simply means the person has a fractured vertebra in their cervical […]

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2020
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Those Tingling Hands Need Attention

We all have tingling hands and fingers at times. We may sleep on an arm and awaken to pins and needles as blood returns to the limb. We may bang our funny bone, with tingling sensations that can last for a couple minutes. But if your hands, fingers, or arms have these sensations for an […]


Spinal Stenosis Dallas, TX

Neck Pain

At Texas Neurosurgery, we deal with pain originating in the cervical spine, the neck, all the time. It can come from a variety of sources far beyond the obvious ones such as trauma from an injury or accident. We perform surgery to alleviate pain from disc herniation in the neck and from cervical fractures. But […]


Advantages of Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement

Although cervical disc replacement is a relatively new procedure, with the FDA approving the first spinal disc replacement only in July 2007, the procedure has been very successful with our patients at Texas Neurosurgery. Here are some benefits to replacing the cervical disc rather than fusing two vertebrae together. The goal of each procedure is […]


Fixing that Pain in the Neck — Cervical Discectomy

The cervical spine consists of the seven bones beginning at the base of the skull and running down to the trunk. The bones are separated by intervertebral discs that allow the spine to move freely. The neck has the greatest amount of movement of any area of the spine. Because of this, when one of […]


What Causes Cervical Fractures?

The cervical spine is comprised of seven bones and a fracture in any one of them constitutes a cervical fracture. Since this cervical vertebra supports your head and connects it to the shoulders and body, a fracture can have some serious implications for you in terms of pain and ability to carry out your normal […]


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