Resources

Patient Paper Work Packet

Please print and fill out all forms and bring them to your first visit.

All the forms are included in the New Patient Paper Work Packet download.
If you need specific individual forms they can be downloaded here.

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NEW PATIENT
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EXISTING PATIENT
AXIS SPINE - PRIVACY POLICY
PRIVACY POLICY
AXIS SPINE - FINANCIAL POLICY
FINANCIAL POLICY
AXIS SPINE - OSWESTRY DISABILITY INDEX
OSWESTRY DISABILITY INDEX

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Frequent New Patient Questions

We work with most insurance plans, including auto, workers’ compensation, and health insurance. Contact our schedulers to find out more.

Let us know 24 hours before your appointment to avoid any cancellation fees

Let us know as soon as possible of your conflicts so we can adjust the schedule.

Axis Spine Center accepts most insurance plans. Oftentimes, a referral to see a specialist is required from your Primary Care Physician (PCP). Please obtain that referral and authorization number prior to your visit to our office. To verify current participation in your health insurance plan, please view our Insurance Page, or call our office to verify coverage prior to your appointment.

There may be numerous alternatives to surgery, depending on your case. Alternatives may include, but are not limited to: epidural steroid injections, physical therapy, medications, or chiropractic care.

No. Major insurance carriers, including BCBS, & Aetna, consider laser spine surgery to be unproven technology and do not pay for this procedure. Most carriers currently consider laser spine surgery to be experimental and investigational.

The amount of time you will need to take off from work depends upon the type of surgery and the physical demands of your job. For most patients this will be anywhere from one to six weeks.

Depending on your type of surgery, we advise having someone available at home to help you for four-to-five days after surgery.

Not necessarily. Walking is the main form of physical therapy that we recommend.

This will depend on the procedure, and also if you have a family member or someone in the home who can assist you.

We will advise you if home health care is advisable, depending on your case.

This depends on your procedure. Some are same-day, while others may require one-to-three days in the hospital.

This depends on your procedure. Some are same-day, while others may require one-to-three days in the hospital.

Resuming normal activity as soon as possible is our goal. It depends on your procedures. For example: after a fusion it could be 6 weeks to three months.

Unless advised otherwise, you should be able to drive after your first post-op appointment, which is scheduled 10-14 days after surgery.

Usually, travel by car is possible after two weeks; travel by plane, two weeks; travel by cruise, six weeks.

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