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What will my activity restrictions be after scoliosis surgery?
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Post surgery
This should be explained to you in detail by your surgeon and the staff.

In brief: Post surgery
This should be explained to you in detail by your surgeon and the staff.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Several that lessen
Several that lessen as you heal.
Initially, you can walk and climb stairs as tolerated whlie avoiding twisting, bending & heavy lifting. Going into a pool or tub is ok after several weeks with the incision(s) well healed. As you fuse, you will be allowed to do more guided exercise wit a return to most sports once fused generally at one year generally avoiding return to contact sports.

In brief: Several that lessen
Several that lessen as you heal.
Initially, you can walk and climb stairs as tolerated whlie avoiding twisting, bending & heavy lifting. Going into a pool or tub is ok after several weeks with the incision(s) well healed. As you fuse, you will be allowed to do more guided exercise wit a return to most sports once fused generally at one year generally avoiding return to contact sports.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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