Are You a Candidate for XLIF Back Surgery?

Lumbar laminectomy surgery, Minimally invasive spine surgery, Scoliosis surgery
Most Americans, up to 80%, experience back pain at some point in their lives. Though chiropractic care, the branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system, typically uses spinal adjustment to treat back pain, for some it is not enough. Acute and sub acute lower back pain, lasting anywhere from one to 12 weeks, can usually be corrected through such adjustments, but chronic pain lasting more than 12 weeks sometimes requires more extreme measures. What is XLIF Back Surgery? One type of back surgery is known as XLIF back surgery with "xlif" standing for eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion. The XLIF procedure involves the fusion of the lumbar spine from the side and can be used to treat certain lumbar spinal disorders. Conditions that can be treated by (more…)
Read More