Frequently Asked Questions

Will I need to wear a brace collar?

Will I need prophylaxis when I have dental procedures?

When can I drive or travel after surgery?

How long is the surgery?

How do I know whether to use ice or heat?

Will I set off the metal detector?

What’s the difference between spinal cord compression and nerve compression?

Should I take anti-inflammatories?

How can I manage my main post-operatively?”

How long is post-operative recovery?

Should I go to physical therapy?

How big is the scar? Can I help the healing process?

Can I take supplements or herbal medications?

How can I care for my wound after surgery? Can it get wet?