Did you know? Nebraska Spine Hospital is celebrating its 10th birthday this year! August 16, 2020 is exactly 10 years since the first surgery at Nebraska Spine Hospital. Since we’re unable to have an in-person celebration, we decided that sharing what our staff and patients have to say about Nebraska Spine Hospital is the next best way to celebrate.
At Nebraska Spine Hospital, we focus on various factors to ensure we are providing the very best in spine patient care. The majority of our patients are extremely satisfied with the care they received and we intend to keep it that way. We perform an average of 1,000 surgeries each year and our overall patient satisfaction consistently ranks above the 98th percentile.
Nebraska Spine Hospital is looking for caring, compassionate and detail oriented Registered Nurses to provide exceptional care in our inpatient unit. If you would like to be part of our specialized team you can learn more at: https://goo.gl/qn0Ebh OR https://goo.gl/gNi81B
We are also looking for detail oriented Registered Nurses to provide exceptional care for our surgical patients.
Lower Back Pain
Back pain, it’s our specialty here at Nebraska Spine Hospital. Recently we’ve talked about the not-so-common causes of upper back pain so today let’s talk a little bit about something most of you have probably experienced, lower back pain. Research suggests that over 80% of adults will experience one or more episode of back pain in their lifetime.
Dr. Woodward of the Nebraska Spine Hospital talks about our hospital within a hospital. Encompassing 34 acute care beds, six surgical suites and one treatment suite, Nebraska Spine Hospital offers all the benefits of a stand-alone specialty hospital. Yet, its location, within Immanuel Medical Center, provides further assurance for patients with additional medical conditions beyond the spine – eliminating the need for lengthy patient transport by ambulance or helicopter.
Spinal fusion surgery is one of the most common surgeries we do here at Nebraska Spine Hospital. In fact, it’s one of the most common spinal surgeries period. You might be surprised to find out a very common reason that non-fusion occurs –smoking.
This video explores how patients might be instructed to prepare for a back or spine surgery. Whether they need to lose weight, stop smoking or increase strength, Nebraska Spine Hospital’s Surgical Readiness Program can help get them where they need to be for a successful surgery and recovery.
Angela Mahood has been in pain for a long time.
‘Tis the season for family, food, shopping, and inclement weather. So far, the winter here in Nebraska has been mild at best, but icy conditions are sure to come soon as they always do. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but it also can be the most dangerous.
Holiday Inn Express Cherry Hills and Nebraska Spine Hospital are partnering to offer a special rate of $72 per night to our spine surgery patients and their families. Our surgery patients can make a reservation at the Holiday Inn Express website.