Can J Surg 2021 Jul 29;64(4):E419-E427. Epub 2021 Jul 29.
From the DeltaQuest Foundation, Inc., Concord, Mass., (Schwartz, Stark); the Departments of Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass. (Schwartz); and the Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ont. (Balasuberamaniam, Shrikumar, Wasim, Finkelstein).
Background: Recovery and rehabilitation following surgery can take many months. Understanding what patients can do to facilitate recovery would be beneficial for spinal surgeons. This study sought to evaluate the impact of exercise practice, before and after surgery, on long-term outcomes of spine surgery in a robust clinical sample. Read More