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Back pain: Questions to ask your doctor

If you are experiencing back pain and are not sure what to do, talk to your doctor. We have included the top 10 questions to ask your doctor about your pain.

Pre-Operative Spine Surgery Class

Join us for a free informational class to help you and your loved ones prepare for your spinal surgery. Our highly trained nurses, physical therapists, and, occupational therapists will share what to expect before and during your stay with Providence, along with your return home. This class covers pain management, wound care, spinal precautions, body mechanics, and tips for safe living while you are recovering.

Tips for Managing Back and Neck Pain

If you have back or neck pain, start with this tip sheet with questions to ask your doctor, resources and treatment options as well as serious symptoms you should not ignore.

Your complete guide to spine surgery

A pre- and post-operative guide for patients planning for spine surgery at Providence Portland, St. Vincent or Willamette Falls medical centers.