Tag: Cervical Disc Replacement

Cervical Disc Replacement vs. Cervical Fusion Surgery

Jeffrey R. Carlson, MD Patients who need surgical treatment for their cervical disc herniation or arthritis research the best options, including cervical disc replacement.   Over the past ten years, surgical technology for the spine has steadily improved and scientific studies are being produced that support the use of disc replacement over fusion for cervical spine… Read more »

Bad to the Bone – Medical Humor

Who Says Orthopaedic Surgeons Have No Humerus! Dr Jeffrey Carlson M.D. may be the first spinal surgeon to have performed a cervical fusion in Virginia on an outpatient basis. Dr Carlson may be the first spine specialist to have performed a cervical disc arthroplasty on the Virginia Peninsula. He may be a consummate professional, highly… Read more »