Location: Low Back

Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)

Posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) aims to fuse two levels of the spine by taking a surgical approach from behind the lumbar spine.

The spinal disc between the two vertebral bodies is removed, then replaced with a cage made of either allograft bone or synthetic material, such as titanium. A biological response causes the bone to grow between the two vertebral elements and thereby stops the motion at that segment. The goal is to alleviate pain caused by various conditions, such as degenerative disc disease or spondylolisthesis.

Our surgical specialists can perform this procedure at our on-site, state-of-the-art surgical center. Contact us today to learn more. We’re here to help you get your life back.