Preparing for Spine Surgery

If you have been referred to a spine surgeon for care or a clinical trial, it is important to be prepared for what’s to come. Knowing what to expect can help ease your mind as you undergo evaluation and treatments for your condition.

You’re in very good hands. Our specialists are internationally recognized leaders in clinical research of spinal diseases, injuries and deformities. Our spine care team is dedicated to offering treatments aimed at improving your mobility and easing your pain.

We hope the videos below will be helpful in preparing and guiding you on your journey to wellness.

Getting Ready for Treatment

Treatment Options

Before Your Surgery

Types of Surgery

After your Surgery

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