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A 46-year-old female asked:

Can i return to doing mat and pilates apparatus after total cerv disc replacement? this is important to me.

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Dr. Atif Haque
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 19 years experience
Yes: Disc replacement is designed to replace the normal function of the disc. I usually let my patients back to full activity 6 weeks postop. The implant needs some time to integrate to your vertebrae. Check with your surgeon.
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