Found 1 entry matching your search criteria.
||Gilmore, S. J., McClelland, J. A., & Davidson, M. (2015). Physiotherapeutic interventions before and after surgery for degenerative lumbar conditions: a systematic review. Physiotherapy, 101(2), 111-118. doi:10.1016/j.physio.2014.06.007
||Discectomy; Laminectomy; Physiotherapy; Rehabilitation; Spinal fusion; Systematic review
||Identifies only 4 studies of physical therapy management of patients immediately following lumbar spinal surgery. Finds that there is very low quality evidence that pre- and post-operative exercise in addition to standard PT may reduce pain, time taken to achieve post-operative functional milestones, and post-operative time off work. Results of 1 study indicated that there is no clear benefit or harm from performing either prone or side-lying transfers.
|Full-Text Availability Options:||full text available for a fee|
|Link to Full Text:||https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25287631|