A common hospital stay following a spinal fusion procedure is two to six days. This also depends on several additional circumstances, the hospital location and intensity of the surgery. There may be some usual pain and discomfort following your surgery, but this is typically controlled with medication and allows you to recover in the comfort of your own home.
How long do you stay in the hospital after a spinal fusion procedure?
About the Author: Raina Diedrick
A South Florida native, Raina completed her bachelor degree in Health Science at the University of Miami. Then, she obtained her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant at Kaiser University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Raina has experience performing physical exams, forming a diagnosis and recommending treatment for patients with orthopedic disorders. In addition to, she reviews imaging and performs procedures such as trigger point injections among others.