Recovering after spine surgery is most successful if you prepare well before your surgery. Most people will have restrictions on twisting and bending for at least the first six weeks after their procedure. During that time, you’ll also need to avoid lifting, pushing, or pulling objects that weigh more than than 5 pounds.
At NeurosurgeryOne in Denver, we want to make sure you are prepared for a safe and easy transition to your home upon discharge from the hospital after spine surgery. Here are a few tips to get your residence and your daily routine ready so you can recover faster from spine surgery.