Patient Education and Testimonials


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Patient Education and Testimonials

Read a patient story

Peggy Greavu was just a kid when an ice skating accident landed her in the hospital with a bent spine. A lifetime later, after living for years with debilitating back pain, Greavu credits HealthEast Spine Care with getting her back on track.

Read Peggy's story

Pre-Operative Lumbar Fusion Patient Education

This video offers an online experience that mirrors the in-person education class. It provides an overview of the lumbar fusion surgery, how to prepare for the procedure, what to expect immediately after the procedure and additional resources for a successful surgery. Documents from the "Preparing for Lumbar Fusion Surgery" folder, which is provided by your care team, will be referenced in this video.

Contact the Spine Center

Learn more about treatment options for your aching back (or hips, or knees ...)

651-326-5444 or toll-free 1-866-200-6681
Fax: 651-326-5520
Spine Care contact form

For New Patients

New to the Spine Center? Please fill out our new patient form and bring it to your first appointment. The form gathers important information about your health history and symptoms.
New patient form

Spine and Orthopedic education

For ortho/spine education questions, please call 651-232-4498.

If your Spine Care doctor determines that surgical treatment is required, spine surgery is offered at:
St. John's Hospital
St. Joseph's Hospital
Woodwinds Health Campus