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Inova Spine Surgery Patient Education Handbook

This handbook is designed to help patients and caregivers prepare for a successful surgery and smooth recovery. It contains important resources and tips to ensure you have the best outcomes and experience possible.

Chapters include:

• Preparing for surgery
• Medication side effects
• Pain management
• Post-operative mobility and recovering at home

Download the printable handbook (PDF)

Are You Scheduled for Surgery?

Patients who are scheduled for a surgical procedure must do the following:

Spine Patient Navigators

If you have questions about your spine presurgical patient information materials, please contact one of our spine patient navigators.

Resources for Surgical and Non-Surgical Patients

Postsurgical rehabilitation is important to your recovery and can be coordinated within Inova at many convenient hospital and outpatient locations. Always follow the advice of your physician and surgery team.