Rehabilitation programs follow specific post-surgical therapy focusing on individualized treatment of getting back to normal life.
A physical therapist is trained to help manage pain following back surgery. Controlling pain is an initial step that allows patients to regain their strength.
The programs involve a variety of treatment options with goals set for the patient to recover normal activities of living as much as possible. It helps the patients to properly heal their body after the operation.
Exercise is very important getting better after spine surgery. It is the key to eliminating fatigue, getting patients back to activity safely, and avoiding re-injury.