+ Post Lumbar Fusion Instructions
Ambulate as instructed by physical therapists with a brace on at all times.
It is not unusual to experience wound drainage immediately post-op. If this persists for more than 5 days, or if the drainage is foul smelling or cloudy, please contact the office for further instructions.
Any sudden change in neurovascular statuses such as sudden, new weakness or numbness in the legs, loss of control of bowel or bladder function is concerning. Please notify our office or on-call doctor immediately.
Persistent headaches or lightheadedness after surgery may be of concern. Please call our office for further instructions.