A randomised controlled trial of post-operative rehabilitation after surgical decompression of the lumbar spine

@article{Mannion2007ARC,
  title={A randomised controlled trial of post-operative rehabilitation after surgical decompression of the lumbar spine},
  author={Anne Frances Mannion and Raymond Denzler and Jiri J. Dvorak and Markus M{\"u}ntener and Dieter Grob},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={16},
  pages={1101-1117}
}
Spinal decompression is the most common type of spinal surgery carried out in the older patient, and is being performed with increasing frequency. Physiotherapy (rehabilitation) is often prescribed after surgery, although its benefits compared with no formal rehabilitation have yet to be demonstrated in randomised control trials. The aim of this randomised controlled trial was to examine the effects on outcome up to 2 years after spinal decompression surgery of two types of postoperative… CONTINUE READING

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