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Spine Pre-Surgery Class: Meridian

  • Venue & Location

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    Online via Microsoft Teams

  • Fee & Registration

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    Free, Registration Required


Our spine surgery class is meant for you and your support person to better prepare you both for your upcoming spine surgery.

During class, you will learn about:

  • Special equipment used on the day of surgery and during hospitalization that you will need to obtain before surgery
  • Preparations you'll need to make at home to ensure a safe recovery environment
  • Methods for managing pain, nausea, and constipation
  • Activities to prevent blood clots
  • Length of hospital stay and what to expect upon discharge
  • Safety while moving and changing positions
  • Methods for reducing swelling and discomfort after surgery
  • Plans for a safe discharge home
  • Special equipment needed prior to going home

This class is for patients and their support person. We strongly recommend you attend with a support person: a friend or family member who will support you through your joint replacement surgery and recovery.


Tuesdays from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Thursdays from 7:45 to 9 a.m.

Classes may be canceled for holidays.


Registration Instructions

Registration for in person attendance is required. Please speak with your surgeon about registering for a class or call the number below to schedule.

  • Attend prior to your spine surgery.
  • Attendance will be logged and your surgeon will be notified of your participation.
  • It is highly recommended for your support person to also attend with you.

(208) 381-3957

This Event Will Use Microsoft Teams

This Event Will Use Microsoft Teams

Attend Online Using Your Computer, Tablet or Mobile Phone

Microsoft Teams will allow you to attend this event virtually using your personal device.