Isthmic spondylolisthesis symptoms that do not get better with nonsurgical treatments or worsen with time may be indicated for surgery.
1-3 months after spinal fusion, patients increase activity and continue therapy.
During the first 1 to 4 weeks of spinal fusion surgery recovery, activities are gradually increased and physical therapy is initiated.
After 3 months of spinal fusion, strength improves, normal activities resume gradually, and follow-up continues.
Spinal fusion surgery recovery after discharge (first few days): pain management, limited activities, and gradual mobility.
Spine fusion instrumentation stabilizes the spine during fusion surgery, aiding in the healing and alignment of vertebrae.
Inadequate pain relief, failure of fusion, infection, blood loss, and nerve complications are the most concerning risks and complications of lumbar spinal fusion.
Multilevel spinal fusion surgery stabilizes and fuses multiple vertebrae to alleviate pain and improve spinal alignment.
TLIF back surgery's success rates and risks are assessed to ensure spinal stability and pain management.
Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) is a back surgery involving disc removal and fusion for stability and pain relief.