Neck/Cervical Spine

Our practice focuses on a number of conditions affecting the neck and cervical spine – the region consisting of seven (C1-C7) vertebrae. Here you can find out information about possible procedures in neck and cervical spine surgery.

  • Neck and arm pain / cervical radiculopathy
  • Spinal cord compression / cervical myelopathy
  • Cervical spinal tumours
  • Cervical spine/neck surgery
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF)
  • Disc arthroplasty / artificial cervical disc
  • Cervical laminectomy / discectomy
  • Corpectomy

Risks or Complications

Treatment results are different for each patient and early diagnosis can contribute to a better chance of successful treatment.

Dr Tollesson will discuss your radiology with you during your consultation and present you with your treatment options, which may include conservative treatment in the form of physiotherapy, pain management, pain injection or surgical treatment with either instrumented or non-instrumented surgery, depending on your diagnosis.

Dr Tollesson is a valued member of the AOSpine society. Please refer to their website for more information at

No surgery is without risk. Therefore it is important that you are informed about your treatment options, as well as about the possible risks that could occur as a result of surgery. It is important for you to be able to ask questions and feel confident that surgery is the right option for you before proceeding. Therefore we recommend that you book an additional pre-surgical consultation if you feel that you would like to discuss your surgery and recovery in further detail with Dr Tollesson before proceeding.

Neck & Arm Pain / Cervical Radiculopathy

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Spinal Cord Compression / Cervical Myelopathy

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Cervical Spinal Tumours

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Cervical Spine / Neck Surgery

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Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion (ACDF)

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Disc Arthroplasty / Artificial Cervical Disc

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Cervical Laminectomy / Discectomy

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For more information about Corpectomy, click on below tab.


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