Minimally Invasive Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF) is a type of spinal fusion that utilizes an anterior (front – through the abdominal region) approach to fuse (mend) the lumbar spine bones together. The anterior technique is often favored when multiple spinal levels are being fused and multiple discs need to be removed.
You may be a candidate for lumbar spinal fusion if you have:
Your care team comprising of our orthopedic and neurospine surgeons will correlate the results of these studies. After they have reviewed your medical history to help determine the source of your pain and provide specific details, they will provide the best comprehensive treatment options.