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What are the lumbar laminectomy aftercare rehab exercises?

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: See below

It really depends on what was done at surgery and the preferences of the surgeon.
Most surgeons that i work with prefer a simple walking program in the first several weeks after the surgery and we may then get into more of a conditioning, endurance and strength training.

In brief: See below

It really depends on what was done at surgery and the preferences of the surgeon.
Most surgeons that i work with prefer a simple walking program in the first several weeks after the surgery and we may then get into more of a conditioning, endurance and strength training.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Generally, these

Start with mild cardiovascular routines like walking progressing to flexibility and core strengthening several weeks post op withan increase of cardio routines as tolerated with a return to all activities by 12 weeks.

In brief: Generally, these

Start with mild cardiovascular routines like walking progressing to flexibility and core strengthening several weeks post op withan increase of cardio routines as tolerated with a return to all activities by 12 weeks.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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