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    Dr. Heon Kim

    Cervical Spine Disorders

    Yonsei Sarang Hospital

    Seoul, South Korea


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    Dr. Heon Kim received his education, experience, internship, and residency from Ajou University. He is affiliated with Yonsei University Medical College. He specializes in treating back pain, cervical spine, diseases of an intervertebral disc, osteoporosis, and degenerative spinal disease. TOP MEDICAL SPECIALITIES OFFERED BY DR. HEON KIM CERVICAL SPINE DISORDERS: Cervical spine is the upper part of the vertebral column consisting of seven cervical vertebrae, which are separated from each other via the vertebral disc. Any injury of degeneration to the vertebral column will lead to cervical spine disorders. Most spinal disorders are associated with pain, numbness, and weakness. Dr. Heon Kim is experienced in treating every type of cervical spine disorder and symptoms associated with it, such as: • CERVICAL HERNIATED DISC: In this spinal disorder, the vertebral disc is herniated, and the matter inside bulges and protrudes outwards. • CERVICAL MYELOPATHY: When the spinal nerves are compressed or degenerated, the stenosis of the spinal canal occurs, which leads to cervical myelopathy. • DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE: In this disorder, the discs present between two vertebrae break down due to accident or lifting heavyweight. • SPINAL SPONDYLOSIS: In this spinal disorder, cartilage and vertebrae bulge out abnormally. • CERVICAL RADICULOPATHY: When a cervical spinal nerve is pinched or compressed, it causes pain that radiates into the arm and shoulder and results in cervical radiculopathy. Dr. Heon Kim specializes in treating cervical spine disorder and has wide experience. He is very skilled in treating any defect in the cervical part of the vertebral column. His treatments are renowned in the town due to the excellent outcomes and complete recovery.