Cervical surgeries are used to correct the diseases and injuries related to injuries of neck. Cervical surgeries or cervical spine surgery is performed electively to treat either nerve/spinal impingement or spinal instability. It is also used to correct any deformity in the vertebrae of neck region. Cervical injuries may be caused due to physical injuries like factures or diseases such as spondylitis, spinal disc herniation, meningitis, dislocation of cervical discs.
Neck is an important and delicate part of the spinal cord; hence surgeries of neck that is cervical region are to be highly accurate and minimally invasive. Arthroscopic surgical procedures are used to treat conditions of cervical bones. Meningitis and spinal disc herniation are treated with arthroscopic surgery. Spondylitis of the neck is treated with open surgery. Fractures of cervical bones are treated by placing cervical collars and cervical braces by surgery.