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What to Expect Before Surgery

If you’re new to spine surgery, don’t worry. At Nebraska Spine Hospital, we understand the importance of keeping patients informed about what to expect before their surgery. Let’s take a closer look at the process leading up to your spine surgery.

Preoperative Visit 

The preoperative Nurse Navigator visit is a crucial step in preparing you for surgery.

Perfect Your Posture While Sitting

Perfect Your Posture While Sitting

Maintaining correct posture can do wonders in preventing and relieving back pain. We’ve already discussed achieving excellent posture while standing, and now it’s time to address sitting posture. Let’s delve into the art of sitting with proper posture. 

Prevent bleacher back pain when cheering at sporting events

Cheering in Comfort: Bleacher Back Pain Prevention

As September draws near and anticipation for Husker football grows, numerous dedicated fans are preparing for hours spent on bleachers. However, this extended seating often accompanies the discomfort of bleacher back pain. Anyone who has endured a 2-3 hour sporting event knows that bleachers were not designed for comfort. Crafted from rigid plastic or metal,

Pack It Light, Wear It Right: Safe Backpack Practices

Pack It Light, Wear It Right: Safe Backpack Practices

As we inch closer to the school year and before you complete all of your back-to-school shopping, we urge you to consider the following safe backpack practices. More overuse spine injuries have been diagnosed in children and teens in the past few years. Many people in the spine health community believe that some of these injuries may be the result of using backpacks incorrectly.

Obesity and Back Pain

The Link Between Obesity and Back Pain

Obesity is a growing concern in the United States, and its impact extends beyond just the number on the scale. Aside from increasing the risk of chronic diseases, carrying excess weight can take a toll on your spine and lead to various back-related issues. 

The Link Between Obesity and Back Pain

The Alarming Connection Between Obesity and Back Pain

Obesity is associated with an array of health problems,

how to combat laptop back pain

How to Combat Back Pain When Using a Laptop

With more and more professionals working remotely using their laptops, we think it’s time to discuss laptop back pain tips. For those that use their laptops for more than three hours each day, the following tips will help to prevent any laptop back pain.

Indoor Workouts to Beat the Summer Heat

6 Indoor Workouts to Beat the Summer Heat

When the summer heat becomes too intense, working out indoors offers a refreshing alternative to outdoor activities. Not only does it help you stay cool, but it also provides an opportunity to focus on exercises that promote back and spine health. Beat the heat with these indoor workouts while giving your back and spine the attention they deserve.

medication before surgery

Before the Surgery: Medication

Prior to surgery at Nebraska Spine Hospital, each patient will have a detailed phone call with one of our nurse navigators. During this call, our nurse navigators will cover information pertaining to your medical history and upcoming surgery, including how to handle your medications before surgery.

Essential Travel Tips for Spine Care on-the-Go

Essential Travel Tips for Spine Care on-the-Go

Whether you’re embarking on a long-awaited vacation or hitting the road for a business trip, traveling can be an exciting and rewarding experience. However, it can also take a toll on your back and spine health if you’re not careful. Hours spent sitting in planes, cars, or trains can lead to discomfort, stiffness, and even back pain. To ensure you have a smooth and pain-free journey, it’s essential to prioritize your spinal well-being.