A pinched nerve in the neck is usually treated with conservative therapy allowing most to get better on their own. The minority of patients require spine surgery. The good news is that most neck surgery procedures are straightforward with an easy recovery.
Once you decide to have surgery, you will be contacted by my coordinator, Tracy Barth, for the details of the preoperative clearance process that includes medical clearance, laboratory and other diagnostic tests. After these have been completed, your surgical date will be determined and you will show up to the hospital at a specified time. You will be checked into the hospital the morning of surgery, and paperwork is verified for type of surgery, level and if there is a side (left or right). Dr. John M. Abrahams is an experienced, fellowship-trained, spine surgeon who has constructed an experienced surgical Read More