Fusion in the Neck

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
January 15, 2020
Neck pain

Our cervical spine is made up of seven bones with intervertebral discs between them. The cervical spine has three important roles: it allows the largest degree of movement of any part of the spine, and it has to protect the spinal cord and support the skull. The loads it bears, coupled with the degree of...  read more

Relieving Your Chronic Neck and Arm Pain

By admin
December 15, 2019
Neck pain

Our nerves are remarkably sensitive, but they’re also very durable. After all, they need to send messages to the brain for our entire lifetime. But they don’t like to be crowded. That’s what happens when a bulging or herniated spinal disc starts pushing on a nerve root. If this occurs in the vertebrae in the...  read more

The Danger of a Broken Neck

By editor
June 15, 2016

Seven bones make up the cervical vertebrae, commonly known as your neck. Of course, the function of the neck is to support the head and connect it to the shoulders and the torso. Break one of those seven bones and you’ve broken your neck. These injuries are the result of what it is called “high-energy...  read more