Spinal fusion, usually with instrumentation MAY be recommended in certain situations:

  • When there was a previous spinal operation with current instability, deformity or advanced degeneration
  • With too much motion (instability)
  • With spondylolysis or spondylolisthesis
  • With degenerative scoliosis
  • With junctional spinal stenosis
Dr. Ken Hansraj Chief of Spine Surgery New York Spine Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine