Lateral lumbar interbody fusion (XLIF) is a minimally-invasive surgical procedure used to treat leg or back pain generally caused by degenerative disc disease. The procedure is performed through the patient’s side, avoiding the major muscles of the back.* This video gives a clear picture of XLIF surgery.
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
We make your life easier by resolving your spinal issue, but also by making the process as painless as possible as well.*
• Lunchtime appointments
• Evening appointments
• Major credit cards accepted
• Insurance accepted and filed
• Multiple languages (english, portuguese,
italian, spanish, greek, french and korean spoken)
*The effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment will vary by patient and condition. New York Spine Institute does not guarantee certain results.