Medical Equipment Needed After Surgery

Medical Equipment Needed After Surgery

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ConcernedGrand
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Medical Equipment Needed After Surgery

After my grandmother's lumbar spinal decompression/spinal fusion surgery, what equipment would be most beneficial? Will she need a hospital bed, commode chair, lift, shower? Please tell me what equipment you needed most after surgery so I could get an idea of what we need to help make her more comfortable afterwards. Thanks!

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Hi Concerned

Check out this post http://www.spine-health.com/forum/back-surgery-and-neck-surgery/post-op-must-haves-0 I hope your Grandmother's surgery and recovery goes well. Charry

DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN

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i can tell you what i have done for my up and coming

ALIF fusion
tony{UK}

1997 laminectomy
2007 repeat laminectomy and discectomy L4/L5
2011 ALIF {L4/L5/S1}
2012 ? bowel problems .still under investigation
2014 bladder operation may 19th 2014

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I had a fusion of T10-S1

I had a fusion of T10-S1 this Aug. I was fortunate that my insurance covered everything I needed.
Hospital bed
Walker
3 prong cane
Raised toilet seat
Shower chair

The hospital provided a reacher/grabber, a long shoe horn, sock assist tool, long handled sponge.

Hope things go well!!!!

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Whenever i see the post like your’ s i feel that there are still helpful people who share information for the help of others, it must be helpful for other’ s. thanks and good job.
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