Mini ALIF Patient Stories

Hear from a few of the amazing patients who have been through minimally invasive anterior lumbar interbody fusion (mini ALIF) at UW Health in Madison, Wisconsin.

 

Andrea's Story

 

Andrea is extremely athletic and loved participating in CrossFit® competitions. When significant lower back issues prevented her from doing even basic activities, she turned to UW Health. See how Andrea is doing one year after having minimally invasive anterior lumbar interbody fusion (mini ALIF).

 

 

Lisa's Story

 

Lisa wasn't able to do the things she loved due to back pain. After two years of trying to find relief, she was referred to UW Health where specialists determined she was a good candidate for minimally invasive anterior lumbar interbody fusion (mini ALIF).