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  • Sanna H Sinikallio, Timo Juhani Aalto, +5 authors Heimo T Viinamäki
  • Medicine
  • Disability and rehabilitation
  • 2007
  • PURPOSE To study the lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) patients' (n = 98) satisfaction with surgery outcome and associated factors at three months post-operative stage. METHOD LSS-related physicalContinue Reading
  • Maarit Pakarinen, Susanna Vanhanen, +4 authors Heimo T Viinamäki
  • Medicine
  • The spine journal : official journal of the North…
  • 1 October 2014
  • BACKGROUND CONTEXT In lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS), conservative treatment is usually the first choice of treatment. If conservative treatment fails, surgery is indicated. Psychological factors suchContinue Reading
  • Maarit Pakarinen, Iina Tuomainen, +5 authors Timo Juhani Aalto
  • Medicine
  • International journal of rehabilitation research…
  • 1 December 2016
  • Life satisfaction is associated with overall somatic health and the short-term surgical outcome in lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) patients. In this study, the long-term relationship between lifeContinue Reading
  • Tommi Kääriäinen, Simo Taimela, +7 authors Ville Leinonen
  • Medicine
  • European Spine Journal
  • 1 March 2016
  • PurposeChronic low back pain and lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) seem to deteriorate lumbar muscle function and proprioception but the effect of surgery on them remains unclear. This study evaluates theContinue Reading