Learn how it's Safe@Inova

Get the facts on how we're ensuring safety at our locations, our PPE safety requirements, and more, so you know it's safe to receive the care you need—as well as safe for us to continue delivering your care. Whether your visit is for routine care, emergency care, or COVID-19 care, you have a nationally recognized leader in safety, ready for you. See temporary restricted visitation policy and COVID-19 vaccine update.

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Scheduling Notice

The Inova Spine Program call center is currently experiencing high call volume. Please try your call again at a later time. For emergencies, please call 911 or visit your nearest urgent care or emergency department. If you are experiencing a fever or symptoms of respiratory infection, such as cough or difficulty breathing, or had exposure to a COVID-19 patient, please contact your primary care physician and arrange a virtual visit or primary care clinic appointment if indicated.

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Preparing for your surgery or treatment

Patient forms

You may be asked to complete one or more of these forms as part of your neck or back pain assessment. Complete and submit as directed by your physician's office.

VIDEO: Our Spine Nurse Navigators Are Here to Help

This video features Inova's spine nurse navigators, a critical care component of our patient care team. Navigators can help you schedule appointments, navigate your care, or help you prepare for surgery and your recovery at home. Watch video

"Back in Action" online patient education

Get your pre-surgical patient education online in the comfort of your own home. Watch the video and complete the easy quiz.

Printable information booklet

In addition to taking the Back in Action class before surgery, you can download and print our booklet Back in Action: A Detailed Guide about Your Surgery PDF to review and keep as a resource at home.

Additional patient information

Home Safety

Prior to going in for your surgery, it is important to prepare your home for your recovery. Here are a few tips and guidelines to get you started. Download Home Safety sheet PDF

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