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Videos and educational resources

Salem Health Spine Center video playlist

The video playlist below contains the same eight informational videos found on our spine surgery DVD and covered in presurgical classes. If you are a patient of Salem Health Spine Center or are having spinal surgery at Salem Health, these videos are an excellent way to be informed and prepare for your upcoming surgery.

  1. Welcome (above)

  2. How the spine works

  3. Spine surgeries

  4. Preparing for surgery

  5. What to expect during your hospital stay

  6. Going home

  7. Rehab exercises

  8. Spanish/Español


Videos on specific back issues

To visually understand a specific back issue, select a topic to watch a video:


Printable PDFs




Web resources


Salem Health Spine Center