Aquatic Exercise on Pain, Trunk Strength, and Function After Lumbar Fusion Surgery
Effects of early aquatic exercise intervention on trunk strength and functional recovery of patients with lumbar fusion: a randomized controlled trial.Sci Rep . 2023 Jul 3;13(1):10716.
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28 patients who underwent lumbar fusion were randomized to receive either an early aquatic exercise program (n=14) or a home exercise program (n=14). The primary outcomes of interest were pain on a Numeric Rating Scale (NRS) and the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI). Secondary outcomes of interest included the Timed Up and Go (TUG) test, maximum isometric strength (trunk flexion & extension), lumbop...
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