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The Back Beat


Lori Walton: Caring for a Loved One in Pain

Lori Walton is married to NBA Hall-of-Famer Bill Walton, one of The Better Way Back® spokesmen. We asked her to share with us some of her candid thoughts about supporting someone who is recovering from back surgery. Here is what Lori remembers about caring for Bill Continue reading


The power of pairings: a real-life Q&A between two XLIF® patients

Below is an excerpt from an actual email exchange between a preoperative patient and the postoperative XLIF Patient Ambassador he was paired with through The Better Way Back®. Hopefully this provides a more intimate look into the valuable information and … Continue reading


What is XLIF®?

You already know that The Better Way Back® is a dedicated community that provides hope, support, and valuable information to eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF) patients, and people considering XLIF surgery, who are suffering with chronic back or leg pain. But what is XLIF? Continue reading