Spine Care Resources

POA is pleased to offer our patients the most up-to-date educational materials through our website illustrations and office handouts. Our goal is to seamlessly transform a patient in need to a well-informed patient with the highest possible level of function.

The following links provide information including printable POA spine education handouts and discharge instructions, and soon will include example X-rays, intraoperative photographs, and links to other educational websites.

Spine Conditions

Lumbar Disc Herniation
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Cervical Spinal Stenosis

Spinal Surgeries & Procedures

Anterior Cervical Corpectomy and Fusion
Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
Posterior Cervical Laminectomy and Fusion
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Fusion
Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Epidural Steroid Injections

Spinal Tests

CT Myelogram

Other Resources

Bone Graft in Spinal Fusion
The Impact of Tobacco on Spine Surgery

Discharge Instructions

Cervical Surgery
Lumbar Decompression
Lumbar Fusion
Cervical Collar Weaning Instructions