What is Cervical arthroplasty?

Category: Surgeries


A cervical arthroplasty is an artificial disc used to replace a damaged disc in the cervical portion of the spine. Artificial discs are made from various materials. Some designs are all metal and others metal and plastic composites.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cervical arthroplasty

Side effect Patients
Muscle pain 1
Nerve pain (neuralgia) 1
Pain 1
Pain in shoulder(s) 1


Stopped having Cervical arthroplasty

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Cervical arthroplasty.