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How do I work my core after back surgery?
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Pilates
I favor pilates over crunches swiss ball waterwork no leg lifts.

In brief: Pilates
I favor pilates over crunches swiss ball waterwork no leg lifts.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Compliance
Just make sure you are compliant with your surgeons recommendations.
Once you are given the go ahead, you can either begin on your own or with a physical therapist.

In brief: Compliance
Just make sure you are compliant with your surgeons recommendations.
Once you are given the go ahead, you can either begin on your own or with a physical therapist.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Depends on
Depends on the type of surgery and where you are postop in terms of time from surgery and whether tissues healed including if a fusion.
However, isometric exercises can be started early and learned from a physical therapist but rehabilitation and activity should be guided by your surgeon.

In brief: Depends on
Depends on the type of surgery and where you are postop in terms of time from surgery and whether tissues healed including if a fusion.
However, isometric exercises can be started early and learned from a physical therapist but rehabilitation and activity should be guided by your surgeon.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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