Patients experiencing lower back or leg pain, scoliosis, or other spine conditions causing instability, such as herniated discs or fractured vertebrae, can discuss an anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) as a treatment option after conservative methods, like physical therapy, medications, and injections have failed to provide relief.
Understanding the root cause of your spinal instability and pain with Dr. Bruggeman will help him evaluate all of your options to treat your condition.IS THIS ANTERIOR LUMBAR INTERBODY FUSION (ALIF) RIGHT FOR ME?
When pain is triggered by spinal instability, anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) can offer pain relief and return better mobility for your daily activities with faster recovery times compared to traditional “open” back surgery. However, not all patients suffering from these symptoms are always considered appropriate a candidates for this procedure.
A consultation with Dr. Bruggeman will help determine if an anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) would be the right treatment option for your unique case.do i qualify for ANTERIOR LUMBAR INTERBODY FUSION (ALIF)?