My husband has been diagnosed with a C5-C6 herniated disc that is in immediate need of repair due to the amount of pain he is experiencing. I am getting many different answers to my question and my question is this: For this type problem, am I looking to get a neurosurgeon or orthopedic surgeon? Also, I am told by one orthopedic that they take a piece of bone from his hip to put in his neck. Is this procedure still used?
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