Int J Yoga Therap 2021 Jul 19. Epub 2021 Jul 19.
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, School of Health Professions, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City.
Currently, acute postoperative pain during hospitalization is primarily managed by medications, and patients must adhere to restrictive postoperative precautions for 3 months following lumbar spine surgeries. Yoga can be an alternative approach to assist in acute and subacute postoperative pain management, anxiety, and return to function. The purpose of the present work was to develop and test the feasibility and explore the effectiveness of a tailored yoga program, delivered in-person during the hospital stay and electronically after hospital discharge, as a potential new avenue for postoperative care. Read More