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Lumbar Spine Surgery Post-Operative care and Instruction

January 15, 2020 0 2 minutes, 43 seconds read

The following instructions are recommended after spine surgery to ensure a good recovery.


You may be up and about to take care of your personal needs but avoid any strenuous activity. Do not put yourself in a position where you could fall.

Do not lift more than 3.5 kg. Avoid pushing or pulling activity.

Going up and down stairs is permissible. Be sure to use the handrails and take one step at a time until comfortable. Take precautions to prevent falls and use assistance if unsure.

Avoid bending or twisting at the waist. Bend at your knees (squat) when picking up objects. Avoid sitting for longer than 45 minutes to one hour at a time. Sitting for longer periods of time may add to your discomfort. Take a 10 minute break to get up and move around or lie down before sitting again.


Walking is the best “exercise” after surgery and you need to walk DAILY. Gradually increase the distance you walk and. You should be able to gradually increase your distance until you can walk about one mile within one to two months after surgery. Females avoid high heels for the first month after surgery.

Incision Care

Keep the incision dry for 48 hours after surgery. You do not need to apply any ointment. You do not need to keep the incision covered unless there is discharge from the incision. Contact immediately if discharge persists for more than 2 days or if you have redness or swelling around the incision.

Sutures are removed 10-12 days after surgery.

If you have fevers or chills, take your temperature with a thermometer. If you have a temperature of 101 degrees Fahrenheit or 38.3 degrees Celsius or higher, contact immediately.


You may SHOWER and get the incision wet after 48 hours. Avoid scrubbing your incision site. Do NOT soak the incision; so avoid baths, hot tubs or swimming for 1 month after surgery. It is normal for the incision site to itch, but avoid scratching.


Do not drive for the first two weeks. You may ride in an automobile for short distances as tolerated.

Pain Medication

You will be given a prescription for pain medication when you are discharged from the hospital. You may take the pain medication with a snack or meal if stomach upset occurs.

Sexual Intercourse

Sexual intercourse may be resumed at any time as tolerated. Go slowly and avoid painful positions.


Eat a healthy, well balanced diet and avoid extra calories. You may have a decreased appetite after surgery.


You may be constipated after your surgery, so increase your intake of fiber (fruits and vegetables) and fluid (unless instructed otherwise). You may use your choice of over-the-counter laxatives (such as Looz, Dulcolax, Cremaffin or Milk of Magnesia). If you do not have a bowel movement, use an over- the-counter enema. If you are still unable to have a bowel movement, or have nausea, vomiting or abdominal bloating, contact your family doctor for instructions.


You should not smoke after surgery. Smoking decreases the rate of skin and bone healing. Smoking also interferes with the effectiveness of your pain medication.

Follow-up Visit

You will need a post-operative appointment on 10th day and follow-up at 3 to 4 weeks after surgery. You will also be seen at 3 months after surgery.

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Dr. Priyank Uniyal

Dr. Priyank Uniyal
Consultant - Spine Surgery
Dr. Priyank Uniyal - Max Dehradun
  • Member of North American Spine Society (NASS)
  • Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery and Techniques
  • Member of Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI)
  • Member Missicon India
  • Member of Indian Orthopeadic Association.
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Work Experience: 
  • International Fellow Minimally Invasive spine Surgery at Wooridul Spine Hospital, South Korea
  • Advance Spine Training at AIIMS
  • Sr. Registrar in spine Unit at North DMC Medical College & Hindu Hospital, New Delhi.
Education & Training: 
  • MBBS from Sarojni Naidu Medical College Agra
  • DNB Orthopeadics, Bangalore.
  • Fellowship Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery from Wooridul Spine Hospital, Republic of Korea.
  • Fellow American Board of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeons (FABMISS).
  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of United States (FRCS)
  • Fellowship in International Pain Management (South Korea)
Awards Information: 
  • Young Surgeon Award 2018 – IMA Dehradun
  • Faculty International Spine Con 2018, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Faculty BOSC, Mumbai 2018.
  • Faculty World Spine Congress 2017, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Faculty Various Spine Conferences – National & International
  • Course Director, 1st Indo Korean Spine Conference 2017
Speciality Interest: 
  • Spine Surgery
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Dr. Ajay Popli

Dr. Ajay Popli
Senior Consultant- Minimal Access Spine Surgeon
Dr Ajay Popli
  • ASSI (Association of Spinal Surgeons Of India)
  • DSS (Delhi Spine Society)
  • SDOS (South Delhi Ortho Society)
  • IOA (UK)
  • NASS
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Work Experience: 

      Dr Ajay Popli is a U.S. trained Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeon working as senior consultant in Max Super Specialty Hospital, Vaishali since 2015.

Education & Training: 
  • Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery from MHSI, Michigan, USA (2008-2009)
  • Orthopaedics Residency (DNB) (2004-2007) from Indian Spinal Injury Center, New Delhi
  • ECFMG, USA Certified (2001)
  • MBBS (1999) from JJMMC,  Davangere, Karnataka
Awards Information: 

      Attended Minimally Invasive spine courses in

  • NASS (North American Spine Society) Institute, Chicago, USA
  • AO Spine Course in Las Vegas, USA
  • Advanced Deputy MISS course in Miami, FL, USA
  • Advanced Zimmer MISS course  in Baltimore, USA

      Presented papers in International and National Spine conferences

      Written papers and book chapters in minimally invasive spine surgery

Speciality Interest: 

      Specialized in treatment using Minimally Invasive Techniques for

  • Prolapsed Disc (slip disc)
  • Collapse fractures
  • Fractures and dislocations of Spine
  • Lumbar stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
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