Lori suffered from flat back, which caused intense back pain for many years. In November 2013, Lori underwent XLIF and TLIF procedures. “I feel substantially better, and I’m no longer letting my pain define me,” she says.
Nate’s Goals during Recovery
Within three months of his surgery, Nate was back in the gym training for his next fight. To learn more about setting goals during recovery or to order a copy of Nate’s article, fill out our online form or call us at 800-745-7099.
Jeff’s Story, In His Own Words – Part 3
The third and final chapter in Jeff’s story, told in his own words, about his journey through back pain and recovery.
The power of pairings: a real-life Q&A between two XLIF® patientsBelow 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 support that...
Featured patient pairing: Alexandra and Sandy
Pre-op patient Alexandra explains how helpful it was to speak to Patient Ambassador Sandy before she underwent the XLIF® procedure, as part of The Better Way Back® patient pairing process.
Martha enjoyed life as a teacher, but her back pain was making the job she loved harder to do each year. In March 2013, Martha underwent XLIF surgery and was walking the next day!
Mae’s back problems began a long time ago—longer than she can even remember. She underwent XLIF surgery in May 2013 and the relief from the back pain was almost instantaneous.
Back in the game: Bill Walton celebrates 5 years since XLIF® surgery
On the fifth anniversary of his XLIF surgery, NBA Hall-of-Famer and Patient Ambassador Bill Walton shares his story of chronic pain, back surgery, and paying it forward.