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I had back surgery an my therapist recommended I stretch out but I never did could that be the reason why I'm feeling stiff an back pain still?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Could be

Medicine doesn't do you any good if you leave it on the bottle.
Physical therapy was prescribed, you didn't do the therapy, and yet you expect to heal as if you followed directions. I don't understand why you fell entitled.

In brief: Could be

Medicine doesn't do you any good if you leave it on the bottle.
Physical therapy was prescribed, you didn't do the therapy, and yet you expect to heal as if you followed directions. I don't understand why you fell entitled.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: Of course

Stretching exercises can be helpful for rehabilitation after a lumbar surgery.
The stretching exercises should be done every 2 hours, gently and without traction. Ask for a referral for physical therapy.

In brief: Of course

Stretching exercises can be helpful for rehabilitation after a lumbar surgery.
The stretching exercises should be done every 2 hours, gently and without traction. Ask for a referral for physical therapy.
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