Preparing for back surgery
If you have to undergo back surgery then you need to understand that this will be a massive undertaking, and that it will take you quite some time to get back to normal and be able to function the way you were able to before. However, back surgery will help to make your back stronger and get you back to normal, so it is worth going through if your doctor feels that you need it. There are some things that you can do to prepare for back surgery, in order to make sure that you are able to recover quickly and fully.
- Do your research. Before you undergo any type of surgery, it can be helpful for you to do some research in advance, so that you know what you should be expecting and what you can do to aid your recovery. Knowing more about the surgery will also help to put your mind at rest.
- Join a support group or message board. Speaking to other patients who have undergone the same procedures as you will help you to learn more about the human side of your operation, what to expect and so on.
- Buy supportive places to rest. Get yourself a really good mattress and a comfortable ergonomic chair for your recovery. These may be expensive but will be a wonderful aid during your recovery.
- Eat healthily. For as long as possible before your surgery, make a concerted effort to eat more healthily, in order to get your body in the best possible condition you can, so that you are prepared for recovery.
- Talk to your doctor. Your doctor will be able to tell you anything specific you need to know about your surgery and how to prepare or recover, which may be relevant to your health in particular, or the type of surgery you are having.
Finding solicitors in Invergarry if something goes wrong
If something goes wrong with your surgery, and this problem is the fault of the doctors in charge, then the hospital may offer you compensation for your injuries or any emotional distress you have suffered. However, if your hospital does not offer any form of compensation and you still feel you deserve it, Accident Advice Helpline may be able to help you.
Accident Advice Helpline works with solicitors in Invergarry who will work on your behalf to put together a strong case against the hospital. Your solicitors in Invergarry will work on a 100% no win no fee* basis, and because they work for you you shouldn’t have to go to court. Call the helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile to get advice and support, or make a start on your claim.
Date Published: 7th April 2014
Author: David Brown