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ONHealthSpring2014P.9lwww.Sib.gusugFromthemomentIcameoutofsurgeryIfeltbetterthanIhadinmonthsreportsRand.Iwasupandwalkingwithinhoursandhomethenextday.Hewasabletostartworkingagainafterseveralweeksandbeganrebuildinghisarmstrength.BeforesurgeryIwasinconstantagonyIcouldntevenliftanailgunovermyhead.NowIfeelsomuchbetter.Thepainnumbnessinmyrightarmandrangeofmotionhasimprovedalotasaresultofthesurgery.IwouldrecommendDr.WindandSibleytoanyone.yourspinescervicalsectionincludesseventopvertebraesupportingtheneckandskull.Discsarecushionsbetweenbonvertebraeandactasshockabsorbers.Nerveroutesthatstartatyourneckcarrypaintinglingandnumbnessdowntoourarms.Whenarthritisorherniationpinchesanerveinyourneckyourarmsandhandsfeelit.anatomy101Dr.Windnotesthatcervicaldiscreplacementisntforeveryone.Foranolderpatientwithsignicantarthritisatmanylevelsintheirneckthetriedandtruefusionsurgeryisoftenbest.Butforyoungerpatientswhohaveonlyonebaddiscandwanttopreservemotionthiscanbeagoodoption.BothproceduresreectSibleysemphasisonadvancinginnovativespinecare.discrcapisexicCharlesRandloveshisjob.Hesspent27yearsclimbingtheconstructionindustryladdertobecomeself-employedfull-timeandin-demandontopresidentialandcommercialprojects.ThenlastyearanaccidentresultedinaherniateddiscinRandsneck.Hisnonstoppainwaslikeanicepickstabbingmefrommyneckallthewaydownmyarmtomyngertipsbuthewasdeterminedtotrytotoughitoutandlivewithit.AftersixmonthstheneckpainwassosevereandhisarmwassoweakhediscussedsurgicaloptionswithDr.Wind.IwantedtokeepasmuchmobilityinmyneckaspossibleexplainsRand.HisMRIshowedhewasagoodcandidatefordiscreplacementsaysDr.Wind.Fusionsurgerywouldmeannoheavyliftingfortwomonthsandhedlosesomerangeofmotion.Withdiscreplacementhecouldgetbacktoworkinshortorder.ThepainwassoagonizingIthoughtmycareerwasover.CharlesRandcervicaldiscreplacementpatientCharlesRandpatientbacktoworkafterdiscreplacementsurgery.