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Fusion Procedures Treatment Options

Gulf Coast Spine Care specializes in creating personal treatment plans for our patients.

Fusion Procedures

What are the Different Types of Fusion Procedures?

ALIF (Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion) procedure grants access to the spine from the front (abdomen), while a TLIF (Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion) or PLIF (Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion) grants the surgeon access to the spine from the posterior. XLIF (extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) is performed while the patient is laying on their side, giving the surgeon access to the disc from the side. Different approaches allow the surgeon to correct different conditions.

Why Should I Get Treatment from
Gulf Coast Spine Care?

Our Clinic has successfully treated a range of back pain sufferers including:

  • Astronauts
  • Olympic athletes
  • Bull riders
  • State Troopers
  • Firefighters

For over 20 years, Gulf Coast Spine Care has offered the full range of non-operative (conservative) and modern surgical management for most conditions of the adult spine.

Am I eligible for one of Gulf Coast Spine Care's
Advanced Procedures?

Gulf Coast Spine Care employs the most advanced procedures available for many lumbar conditions. However, these advanced procedures are highly specialized and patients must complete our Advanced Procedure Candidacy Tool™ in order to qualify.

If you would like to know if you are eligible to receive an advanced procedure, please click on the button below and fill out our Advanced Procedure Candidacy Tool™.

What are you waiting for?

Get back your quality of life and contact us or call us at
713-523-8884 today.