Spinal fusion surgery comes in many forms: lumbar spinal fusion, cervical spinal fusion, and PLIFs just to name a few. They are all designed to help limit pain caused by the joints, though each surgery is different depending on whether you are trying to treat degenerative disc disease, spondylolisthesis, or another condition. Knowing your spinal fusion options can go a long way toward alleviating your back pain.

A short hospital stay after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) surgery is intended to help patients prepare for recovery at home. Learn what patients can expect during post-operative hospital-based care.

One of the most difficult and crucial parts of any type of spinal fusion is selecting the patients who will do well with a certain procedure.

Spinal fusion is designed to stop the motion at the segment of the spine that is the cause of the patient's pain.