No advantages or disadvantages associated with use of post-operative lumbar corset
Use of a postoperative lumbar corset after lumbar spinal arthrodesis for degenerative conditions of the spine. A prospective randomized trial.J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Oct;90(10):2062-8
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90 patients undergoing posterior lumbar arthrodesis for a degenerative spinal condition were randomized to the use of a post-operative lumbar corset or to a control group which did not use a corset. The results from this 2 year follow-up demonstrated no added benefits with the use of a lumbar corset following arthrodesis.
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