What To Expect Before Spine Surgery

Since we know that many of our patients have never undergone spine surgery, we try to always communicate what to expect before spine surgery. Please keep reading to discover what happens before your spine surgery at Nebraska Spine Hospital.

Preoperative Visit

The purpose of the preoperative visit is to further prepare you for surgery,

Patient Care At Nebraska Spine Hospital

Here at Nebraska Spine Hospital, we pride ourselves on providing our patients with the best care possible. By focusing on the individual, not the condition, we strive to meet the needs of every patient. We want to make sure you feel heard by every staff member, from doctors and nurses to support staff.

To give potential patients a better understanding of what it’s like to receive care at Nebraska Spine Hospital,

Neck Pain From Looking Down

Did you know that neck pain is the third most common type of chronic pain? Over 25% of Americans suffer from this condition and, nearly 60% of them don’t tell their physicians about the pain.

One of the most common causes of neck pain is simply looking down too often. We know that might sound absurd.

Strengthen Your Back In Three Moves

We’ve noticed a trend in all of our most recent blogs; we keep urging you to remain active and add some workouts to your daily routine. While that’s easy for us to say, sometimes it’s hard for those of you suffering from back pain to know which exercises are safe for you to perform.

Patient satisfaction Recognition

Nebraska Spine Hospital is recognized as a “Top Hospital in Patient Satisfaction, Selected Questions

Nebraska Spine Hospital is proud to be recognized by Modern Healthcare magazine as a “Top Hospital in Patient Satisfaction, Selected Questions 2013.”

Modern Healthcare magazine reports that in 2013 93% of Nebraska Spine Hospital HCAHPS survey respondents said that they were given information about what to do during their recovery at home.

Nebraska Spine Hospital Gets Great Reviews

It is easy to talk about all of the things that make Nebraska Spine Hospital the best choice for spine surgery in the region. For example, the spine only specialization of the hospital and its staff, the expertise of our surgeons, and the awards and recognition we have earned.

The most important praise we receive is from our patients.

NSH recognized fro reducing healthcare associated infections

NSH Nurses Lead the Way to Reduce Healthcare Associated Infections

Nebraska Spine Hospital is proud to be recognized for a sustained commitment to reducing Healthcare Associated Infections by three healthcare quality organizations in Nebraska. The recognizing organizations are the Nebraska Association of Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention, the Quality Improvement Organization CMS, and CIMRO of Nebraska.

For the past three years NSH has voluntarily participated in this publicly reported program under the leadership of Jamie Eickman,

Meet Dr. Eric Phillips

The next video in our series features Dr. Eric Phillips, a board certified and fellowship trained orthopaedic spine surgeon. Take a look at the video to learn how his training as an engineer inspires his surgical practice and his unique views on a conservative approach to treating back pain.

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Dr. Wooward of the Nebraska Spine Hospital discusses IV acetaminophen

IV Acetaminophen for Back Surgery Pain

Dr. Woodward discussed the use of IV acetaminophen for post back surgery pain in an article in the Omaha World Herald on February 6, 2014. IV acetaminophen is used after surgery to control pain without the side effects of narcotics.

The article is featured below and quotes Dr. Randall Woodward and Barb Barrett –

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