FAQ's > Adolescent Scoliosis Surgery (6 entries)

Please contact Nadine Trznadel, RN at 847-324-3932 with any questions regarding your surgical procedure or any prescribed treatment plan.
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  • Most spinal surgeries require some amount of blood transfusion during the surgery. This is normal and expected. It is safest for patients to pre-donate their own blood during the month before ...
  • Most spinal surgeries for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis require about a 5 day hospital stay. Most patients stay in the Intensive Care Unit the night of surgery and possibly another night if ...
  • Occasionally patients will need to wear a brace for about 4-6 months after surgery depending on the type of surgery performed and the strength of bone. Many people wear a brace ...
  • Most patients can go back to school about 4-6 weeks after surgery. Some people have Home Tutoring for a couple of weeks after surgery before returning to school. It is helpful ...
  • We usually recommend staying out of regular gym class for 9-12 months depending on the particular spinal surgery performed. However, there are many activities that can be done during that time ...
  • Contact us at: ntrznadel@ibji.com or 847-324-3932