Health Education

Spine Surgery Success New

After registering for the class, you will be contacted by the instructor via email with instructions and an online zoom link.

Available Online




Prepare yourself for your upcoming spine surgery and learn what to expect before, during and after your procedure with Ascension Hospitals.

This online zoom class will include the following topics:

  • Understanding spine structure and common types of spinal surgery
  • Steps to prepare for surgery
  • Overview of your hospital stay
  • Preparing for surgery
  • Preparing your home/planning ahead
  • Day before surgery
  • Day of surgery
  • During hospital stay
  • Body mechanics and back precautions
  • Common equipment
  • Types of braces
  • Preparing for discharge
  • Return home
  • Postoperative complications and prevention strategies