Spine Surgery Series


This series helps you educate and activate patients undergoing spine surgery (as well as their support person). They will learn:

  • What to expect and how to prepare for surgery
  • How to prevent and recognize post-op complications
  • How to manage their pain and other concerns
  • What to expect of rehab and recovery so they have realistic expectations about short- and long-term outcomes
  • What they can do to get back to their sport as quickly and safely as possible

Series specifications:

Frequency - Flexible pre-op schedule; weekly, then monthly post-op

Duration - From pre-op (up to 2 mos. pre-op) - 6 mos. post-op

Messages - 19 (7 pre-op, 12 post-op )

Related Content - 52 (22 articles + 30 FAQs)


See the Content Matrix, which outlines the topics covered in each segment in the Spine Surgery series. (Plus, all content is customizable; easily add, delete or change whatever you want.)


Information you can trust: This evidence-based guide to spine surgery is derived from respected medical sources, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, American Physical Therapy Association, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Scoliosis Research Society, North American Spine Society, American Psychological Association, American Pain Society, U.S. Office of Dietary Supplements, National Library of Medicine, and the National Sleep Foundation, as well as education and advocacy organizations such as Spine-Health and the Internet Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology.


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