A spinal fusion surgery is a minimally invasive procedure in which a patient’s intervertebral disc is removed and the adjacent bones in the spine are fused together with hardware or a bone graft.
Fusions have long been a standard surgical treatment for numerous back pain conditions and injuries. Contact Dr. David Chang today to see if you are a good candidate for a spinal fusion surgery.
Who Can Benefit from Spine Fusion Surgery?
Many patients can benefit from a spinal fusion surgery. All of the following symptoms and conditions can be treated with a spine fusion:
The best part about spinal fusions is that they are minimally invasive. That means only a small incision is required, and recovery times are much quicker compared to traditional open spine fusion surgeries.
Single vs. Multi-Level Fusion
Spinal fusions can be performed at a single level or at multiple levels of the spine. In a single level fusion, two adjacent vertebrae are fused together. A multi-level spine fusion involves fusing together two or more spinal levels.
Dr. Chang is trained in the latest minimally invasive surgical (MIS) techniques, including use of the iFuse Implant System® from SI-BONE®, Inc., a medical device company pioneering MIS sacroiliac (SI) joint treatment. The iFuse Implant System is intended for sacroiliac joint fusion for some causes of SI joint pain. SI joint treatment using the patented triangular design of the iFuse Implant™ has produced unparalleled clinical results. More than thirty published, peer-reviewed articles demonstrate safety and effectiveness of the iFuse Implant System. iFuse is the only SI joint fusion system with clinical studies demonstrating that treatment improved pain, patient function, and quality of life.
Roseville Spine Fusion Surgery
Spine fusion surgery can be an effective treatment option for patients suffering through life with back pain. Fusions restore strength and stability while reducing back pain. Dr. David Chang has years of experience performing both single and multi-level fusions with a great track record. Contact Dr. Chang to set up your appointment and see if a spinal fusion can reduce your pain – 651.430.3800.