Braces, also called orthotics, may be prescribed by your surgeon to provide additional support to your spine. Some braces will be measured and fitted before surgery while others are fitted during your inpatient stay after surgery. There are several vendors in the area that manufacture and modify the devices for proper wear and fit. Your […]
To ensure a smooth recovery, we suggest that you avoid bending, twisting or lifting anything over 10 pounds for the first six weeks after surgery. This includes avoiding working out or participating in sports – except for walking – for six weeks after surgery.