Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion is generally used to treat back or leg pain caused by degenerative disc disease. The surgeon will stabilize the spine by fusing vertebrae.* The Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion is similar to the Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion , except that the disc space is fused by approaching the spine through the abdomen instead of through the lower back.
Although they can be fairly common, neck and back problems are never routine. Because they can be very painful and can impact your health and well- being, each condition we encounter at New York Spine Institute is handled with special, careful attention. In other words, we treat your spine problem as a unique situation, because it is. That way we can give you the most ﬁtting care for your particular needs — care that’s founded on experience and sound medical principles.
We work in conjunction with your doctor to make sure we are providing appropriate care that suits your specific medical needs. When your doctor refers you to us for your back or neck problem, or for spine-related extremity pain, we’re always available to them for consultation about your case and to answer any questions. We also make sure that they’re always informed about your condition and treatment, and we rely on their valuable input about your medical history.
At New York Spine Institute, we provide the latest diagnostics and medical treatments for virtually every spine problem.* Here are some of the conditions we treat:
Neck and back disorders
Neck and arm pain
Sciatica and leg pain
Fractures and stress injuries
Scoliosis and other pediatric deformities
Trauma and sports injuries
Vertebral slippage (spondylolisthesis)
Spinal stenosis/nerve-root compression
Infections and tumors of the spine
Neck and back problems occur everyday to people of all walks of life. Lower back strains happen to be on of the most common injury in the United States. These injuries are very painful and can impact your health and well being, each condition we encounter at New York Spine Institute is handled with special, careful attention.
We treat your spine problem as a unique situation, because it is. This way we can give you the most fitting care for your particular needs – care that’s founded on experience and sound medical principles.*
All types of back surgery require surgical skill and a comprehensive treatment plan for recovery, but not all spine surgery is straight-forward. Some are more complex, meaning that they are harder to perform and require the most skilled and experienced spinal specialists and surgeons.
By nature, surgery will always have a level of risk, especially when it comes to complex spinal surgery. Even if you have the best, world-renowed spine surgeon, certain outcomes may not be achieved. In this event, you may benefit from having revision surgery.
If you are suffering from neck or back pain from degenerative disc disease (DDD) but aren’t responding to noninvasive treatments or medication, you may qualify for degenerative spine surgery.
A type of surgery that focuses on the bones of your spine (backbone) is called Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS). This surgery involves smaller incisions compared to that of a standard spine surgery, causing less impact on nearby muscles and other tissues.*
Robot-guided spine surgery can be beneficial for patients suffering from back pain or neck pain. Using this type of surgery allows for spine surgeons to use less invasive surgical procedures using smaller incisions and faster recovery times.*
We make your life easier by resolving your spinal issue, but also by making the process as painless as possible as well.*
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