herniated cervical disc with compression. Symptoms Cervical discs cause pain in the neck, shoulders, and arms. This is called radiculopathy. Pain may radiate down the arm into the hand in the specific distribution of the compressed nerve root.
A cervical disc replacement is a minimally invasive spine surgery performed to replace the unhealthy disc with a new, artificial disc. The cervical disc replacement procedure is an alternative to a fusion, allowing you to maintain your range of motion.