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For patients having low back surgery/lumbar spine surgery

This information is intended to help you understand what will happen when you have your back operation and to help you with your recovery.

We want you to know what to expect and what you can do to recover as quickly as possible.

It has been written by different healthcare professionals including Physiotherapists, Nurses and Spinal Surgeons.

The information is of a general nature and may be different according to your individual situation. This information will answer some of the questions that you may have, but if there is anything that you and your family are not sure about then please contact your consultant or appropriate healthcare professional.

Please view the full information in the PDF download.