Spine surgery - discharge

Diskectomy - discharge; Foraminotomy - discharge; Laminectomy - discharge; Spinal fusion - discharge; Spinal microdiskectomy - discharge; Microdecompression - discharge; Laminotomy - discharge; Disk removal - discharge; Spine surgery - diskectomy - discharge; Intervertebral foramina - discharge; Spine surgery - foraminotomy - discharge; Lumbar decompression - discharge; Decompressive laminectomy - discharge; Spine surgery - laminectomy - discharge; Vertebral interbody fusion - discharge; Posterior spinal fusion - discharge; Arthrodesis - discharge; Anterior spinal fusion - discharge; Spine surgery - spinal fusion - discharge

You were in the hospital for spine surgery. You probably had a problem with one or more disks or spine bones. A disk is a cushion that separates the bones in your spine (vertebrae).

Now that you're going home, follow the surgeon's instructions on how to care for yourself while you recover.

Spinal surgery - cervical - series

The cervical spinal column is made up of vertebral bodies which protect the spinal cord.

When You're in the Hospital

What to Expect at Home

Wound Care


Pain Management

When to Call the Doctor