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How Physical Therapy Might Help You Recover From Spinal Fusion Surgery

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If you’re planning to have spinal fusion surgery, your orthopedic doctor may order physical therapy to help you recover properly. Physical therapy can help with pain, improve your flexibility and strengthen your back muscles. Here are three ways a physical therapist might help when you have spinal fusion surgery. 1. Prepare You For Surgery Your orthopedist might send you to physical therapy before your surgery. The therapist can teach you exercises that prepare you for surgery so your back is stronger and able to support you better right after surgery.…

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