Meet Afshin Aminian, MD, as he talks about having scoliosis surgery at CHOC Children's. He'll introduce this series of videos we made just for teens.
For the two nights right before your scoliosis surgery, you will need to wash your back with a special soap that helps prevent infections.
A child life specialist explains what to expect in the pre-operative unit of the hospital before you have scoliosis surgery.
A child life specialist explains what to expect in the recovery room after you have scoliosis surgery.
Scoliosis surgery isn't just hard on your spine. Your pain meds can mess with your ability to go to the bathroom. See why it's so important after surgery.
After scoliosis surgery it's important to know how to get in and out of bed, stand up, and sit in a chair without breaking your precautions.
After scoliosis surgery activity & diet is very important explains Dr. Afshin Aminian. Feeling tired all the time is totally normal after scoliosis surgery.
Dr. Afshin Aminian talks about pain management after having scoliosis surgery. Learn more about what to expect & how to deal with pain once you come home.
Dr. Afshin Aminian talks about the effects of pain medication on bowel movements after scoliosis surgery. Pooping is important after your spine surgery.
Dr. Afshin Aminian talks about wound care after scoliosis surgery and infection prevention.
A CHOC nurse offers a quick tour of what the patient rooms look like on our hospital floors for scoliosis surgery patients.
A CHOC nurse explains how your pain is managed when you are in the hospital after your scoliosis surgery, using a PCA (patient-controlled analgesia).
CHOC nurse Meggan explains why it’s important to get moving when you get to your room after having scoliosis surgery. The quicker you get up and move, the quicker you heal.