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Minnesota's Leading Spine Center

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Patient Guides

Inspired Spine Back Surgery Patient Guides

Preparing for Your Back Surgery & Recovery

At Inspired Spine, we understand that the possibility of undergoing back surgery can create undue stress and anxiety. To ensure you have the information you’ll need to prepare for your procedure and your recovery, we’ve compiled information specific to the following spinal surgeries. We’ve done our best to be as thorough as possible without becoming overwhelming.

If you have questions that are not answered in the patient guides below, please call us at 727-MY-SPINE.

To go directly to the page of the patient guide you would like to read, click one of the links below. If you’re unsure of which information you need, below the list is a short description of each patient guide and links to the page and printable versions of the information.

Surgery Prior Authorization

The Inspired Spine Surgery Authorization Guide includes all items and information you’ll need to provide prior to undergoing spinal surgery at Inspired Spine. This includes requirements from Inspired Spine, general insurance requirements, and evaluations.

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Surgery Post-Operative Restrictions

Following your back surgery, you will have specific limitations to ensure your recovery and post-recovery periods high a higher success. In this guide, you’ll find general post-op restrictions and limitations. Your Inspired Spine surgeon will review this with you and speak to any other restrictions specific to your case.

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Back Surgery Planning and Recovery Guide

The Back Surgery Planning and Recovery Guide is an in-depth look at how you can prepare for your upcoming spinal surgery at Inspired Spine.

This carefully prepared information is full of instructions and tips including how to become physically and emotionally ready for your spinal surgery, what you can do and how to be ready for post-surgery recovery in the first few weeks, and exercises and therapies that are encouraged post-surgery to help you stay healthy.

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ACDF Fusion Post Op Instructions

If you’re about to undergo an ACDF Fusion procedure at Inspired Spine, we’ve prepared this guide for you. It includes what to expect from the procedure, the common immediate post-surgery pain, when you should see your primary care physician, restrictions, how to care for your incision, and frequently asked questions.

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Lumbar Fusion Post Op Instructions

If you’re about to undergo a Lumbar Fusion procedure at Inspired Spine, we’ve prepared this guide for you. It includes what to expect from the procedure, the common immediate post-surgery pain, when you should see your primary care physician, restrictions, how to care for your incision, and frequently asked questions.

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Sacroiliac Joint Fusion Post Op Instructions

If you’re about to undergo a Sacroiliac Joint (SI Joint) Fusion procedure at Inspired Spine, we’ve prepared this guide for you. It includes what to expect from the procedure, the common immediate post-surgery pain, when you should see your primary care physician, restrictions, how to care for your incision, and frequently asked questions.

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Microdiscectomy Post Op Instructions

If you’re about to undergo a Microsicectomy procedure at Inspired Spine, we’ve prepared this guide for you. It includes what to expect from the procedure, the common immediate post-surgery pain, when you should see your primary care physician, restrictions, how to care for your incision, and frequently asked questions.

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Posterior Cervical Fusion Post Op Instructions

If you’re about to undergo a Posterior Cervical Fusion procedure at Inspired Spine, we’ve prepared this guide for you. It includes what to expect from the procedure, the common immediate post-surgery pain, when you should see your primary care physician, restrictions, how to care for your incision, and frequently asked questions.

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Spinal Cord Stimulator Trial Post Op Instructions

If you’re included in the Spinal Cord Stimulator Trial, we’ve put together a list of things you’ll need to do after your surgery. These include what to do expect after your surgery, pain management, what follow up visits you’ll need to schedule, safety instructions, what you need to know about your SCS, wound care, and when to contact your physician.

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Medical Devices Instructions & Warranty

See below for Inspired Spine Medical Device instructions and warranty information including our policies, fitting and safety instructions, Medicare secondary payer guidelines, our return policies, Medicare beneficiary information, and DMEPOS product warranty information.

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