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After spinal fusion, can I start running ?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Back fusion

Yes, but only after your physician tells you it is ok to return to running and instructs you on what and what you cannot do.

In brief: Back fusion

Yes, but only after your physician tells you it is ok to return to running and instructs you on what and what you cannot do.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Stan Lee
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Typically, healing from a spine fusion reaches its maximum at 6 months.
Beyond then, most patients can resume activities as tolerated per their symptoms. The treating surgeon has the best perspective of a patient's condition and should be consulted about allowable activities.

In brief: Yes

Typically, healing from a spine fusion reaches its maximum at 6 months.
Beyond then, most patients can resume activities as tolerated per their symptoms. The treating surgeon has the best perspective of a patient's condition and should be consulted about allowable activities.
Dr. Stan Lee
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