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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COVID-19 Inova Spine Program Scheduling Appointments Notice

Inova is taking the appropriate steps to protect the safety of our patients, community, team members and caregivers. Virtual visits are now being offered. Please call 703-776-4700 to schedule your spine appointment or change an existing appointment. 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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Online patient education – Back in Action class

Complete your pre-surgical education in the comfort of your own home

Our Back in Action class is a helpful, FREE online course for patients preparing for spine surgery. You simply watch a video and review some additional brief patient ed material. After that, there's a short, easy quiz. All the links you need are directly below on this page.

In this class you will learn:

  • How to prepare for your surgery
  • What to expect during your hospital stay
  • An overview of your exercise program
  • Ways to achieve a successful recovery
  • How to prepare for discharge

If you have questions or do not have the ability to watch the class video online, please contact a representative at:

Part I: Watch our video

More information to review before you take the quiz below

Part II: Take the required quiz. (It's easy!) ​

Additional resources to help you before and after surgery

Contact us at 703-776-4700 if you have questions.

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