Education and Support

As part of the body’s musculoskeletal system, the spine includes bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerves. Injuries or conditions of the spine can cause pain and decrease your ability to move comfortably.

At Premier Health, we provide education and information you can use to improve your health and learn more about available preventive and treatment options.

Learn More About Your Condition

We’re pleased to offer this reliable, in-depth information on conditions that affect the spine and neck. Under each heading, you’ll find a wealth of educational articles.

Back Pain Seminar

When you’ve had enough of back and neck pain, learn how to get back to your best life at a free webinar with Premier Health Spine specialists.

During these webinars, our physicians will discuss common causes of back and neck pain and give insights into new treatment options to discuss with your physician — both operative and non-operative.

You’ll also learn practical tips for managing back and neck pain that you can build into your own life.

2021 Back Pain Webinar Schedule

Sessions are free but registration is required. Upon registration, you will be sent the link to access your webinar. To register, call CareFinders at (866) 608-3463(866) 608-3463 or  register online.

Preparing for Spine Surgery

At Premier Health, we want you to fully understand your spine surgery and know what to expect. Miami Valley Hospital offers a monthly spine class to educate patients before surgery about how to prepare for their procedure and recovery.

  • Location: Miami Valley Hospital South, Cancer Center Conference Room B
  • Date and time: Meets the first 3 Fridays of the month, noon to 1 p.m.
  • Location: Miami Valley Hospital North, Patient Education Conference Room B
  • Date and time: Meets the first 3 Thursdays of the month, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Equipment and Care Services

When you’re living with a spine condition or recovering from a surgery, you might benefit by using tools and devices to make tasks easier. At times you may also need extra help at home.

  • Medical and occupational equipmentMedical and occupational equipment can be provided. Walking aids, wheelchairs, hospital beds, occupational therapy items, a reacher or dressing stick let you be independent in your care and daily living.
  • Independent care services. Services provided by Fidelity Health Care include companion services, bathing, meal preparation, and housekeeping to support you and your caregiver and family.

Outpatient Nutrition Counseling

The food you eat significantly influences your health and well-being. A diet of nutritious food can help you manage and live with a chronic disease. To help you develop a diet designed to support treatment of your medical condition, Premier Health offers outpatient nutrition counseling and diet education.

With a referral from your health care provider, you can schedule your appointment with a Premier Health licensed registered dietitian. Many insurance plans cover nutrition counseling, also referred to as medical nutrition therapy.

Keeping You Safe During COVID-19

You will find new safety measures in place when you schedule appointments and come to our facilities — all with the goal of keeping you safe as we care for you.

Contact Us

Our specialists are ready to help you get back to the things that matter most in your life. Call CareFinders at (866) 608-FIND(866) 608-3463 (3463), or consult our list of related practices.

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