In our checklist, What You Need to Know: Your Guide to Preparing for Spine Surgery, we’ve broken down the stages of surgery and what to expect.
Dr. Bray offers this advice for preparing for surgery: “Understand also that your mind is powerful. Try to approach this surgery with a positive outlook, knowing that you are taking the right step toward improving your quality of life. Let us know if any concerns arise. It’s important that you feel educated and empowered in your choice.”