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  • AvatarAnder56
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    Hey, folks,
    Last year while playing football, an accident occurred, and I’m suffering from low back pain after the accidental surgery. Physiotherapy was highly recommended to me by the doctor to get fast relief from back pain. But I managed with the situation. Last week, my condition worsened, and I could not tolerate it, so I decided to consult a physiotherapist. I researched massage therapy online and asked them about the method they follow during the treatment. What do you guys think? Is this therapy can rectify my back pain
    Does anyone have experience regarding physiotherapy?

    AvatarDonald Corenman, MD, DC
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    I’m somewhat confused as you note: “suffering from low back pain after the accidental surgery”. I think you meant “injury” and not “surgery”. Without knowing the injury dynamics, the specific symptoms and the imaging findings, I would say expect 6-8 weeks of discomfort, use a core strengthening program in PT and avoid impact or contact sports for now.

    Dr. Corenman

    PLEASE REMEMBER, THIS FORUM IS MEANT TO PROVIDE GENERAL INFORMATION ON SPINE ANATOMY, CONDITIONS AND TREATMENTS. TO GET AN ACCURATE DIAGNOSIS, YOU MUST VISIT A QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL IN PERSON.
     
    Donald Corenman, MD, DC is a highly-regarded spine surgeon, considered an expert in the area of neck and back pain. Trained as both a Medical Doctor and Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Corenman earned academic appointments as Clinical Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and his research on spine surgery and rehabilitation has resulted in the publication of multiple peer-reviewed articles and two books.
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