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Orthopedic Spine surgery Poland - FAQ

Updated July 19, 2017

Who is a candidate for the orthopedic spine surgery in Poland?

Commonly, best candidates for orthopedic spine surgery Poland rre those patients who have pain that spreads (or radiates) down the arms or legs. In general, the best candidate for spine surgery is patient with herniated disk or with the degenerative disease that causes nerve or spinal cord compression. What is more, surgery is frequently performed for patients with the benign tumor.  All patients should have considered nonsurgical treatments before spinal surgery Poland, like physical therapy, nonsteroidal pain medication, injections, and massage.

How long will the orthopedic spine surgery in Poland take?

Surgery takes up to 6 hours, patient stay in hospital 3 – 5 days. The patient should be aware that for spine surgery Poland needs to stay in Poland for 3 – 4 weeks.

Can orthopedic spine surgery be covered by the insurance?

It depends on your health care system. Fortunately, most people are able to get insurance coverage back surgery cost without any issues. Beauty Poland will help you to get reimbursement.

Who will do my orthopedic spine surgery in Poland?

Beauty Poland cooperates only with professional surgeons, best hospitals with modern equipment. We have satisfied patients who travel to Poland from countries worldwide. Our orthopedic surgeons are best specialists in spinal surgeries, knee and hip replacement, too. Our doctors have long experience and performed more than 4.500 successful surgeries for Polish and foreign patients. Our surgeon works with Zimmer-Biomet and OttoBock Manufacturer.

What are the benefits of having orthopedic spine surgery in Poland?

Spine surgery has many benefits, like below:

  • Pain relief
  • Better sleeping
  • Increased activity, patients may cycle or swim again.
  • Capability to get back to work
  • Less intake of medication, which cause fewer side effects
  • Better mood
  • Better productivity
  • Resuming regular daily activities

How long should I stay in Poland?

Average that is 3 – 4 weeks in Poland.

How long does the recovery from orthopedic spine surgery take?

You will not be able to return to daily activities quickly, recovery lasts some time. Results are achieved step by step. Recovery after cheap orthopedic spine surgery takes at least 3 to 4 months.  It takes that long, because it is time for bones to heal well, and healing may continue for at least a year.

When can I go back to work after orthopedic spine surgery in Poland?

The patient should take at least 6 weeks off. Returning to work should be discussed with your surgeon, as job type determine recovery time also. For sure, the job which requires lifting heavy boxes would be prohibited.

After surgery, how long will my pain last?

After orthopedic spine surgery abroad you may still feel pain, numbness, or weakness along the path of the nerve that was under pressure. Uncomfortable symptoms should get better and better. All patients are given painkillers to reduce pain.

Will I have to take pain medication after orthopedic spine surgery in Poland?

After orthopedic surgery, your surgeon will make effort to control your pain and he will try to provide you with painless recovery. The patient might be given Opioid Analgesics, Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs, Centrally Acting Non-opioids, Local Anesthetics. Each patient has combined approach to pain, doctor basis on your needs will combine medication to relieve pain and discomfort.

Will I need physical therapy after my orthopedic spine surgery in Poland?

Yes, that is why patients are asked to be 4 weeks in Poland. Physical therapy helps achieve better surgery results and quicker recovery.


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Marek is a great fan of medical tourism. He believes that medical tourism is a huge chance for many people, who cannot afford treatment in their home country.
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