Intensive strengthening and endurance exercise improves QoL after lumbar discectomy
Intensive, progressive exercise improves quality of life following lumbar microdiskectomy: a randomized controlled trialClin Rehabil. 2014 Sep;28(9):892-901
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Nintey eight patients with single-level lumbar disc herniation and scheduled for microdiscectomy were randomized to one of two groups postoperatively. One group underwent an intensive strengthening and endurance program, while the other group simply received an education session about back care. The purpose was to compare improvement between groups using the Short Form 36-item questionnaire. The r...
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