What physical activity is allowed after laminectomy?
After each surgery, it is normal to have some contraindications regarding your activity. Your doctor will tell you more about what you should and shouldn’t do after this intervention.
After undergoing laminectomy, give your body time to heal. Avoid effort or any movements that might impair the intervention’s result.
You are allowed to:
You might also need to start a physical therapy program. Do not drive for at least two weeks and resume your job and sexual intercourse only after your doctor says it is ok to do so.
Physical activity recommendations after laminectomy
Laminectomy is particularly helpful in alleviating symptoms of spinal stenosis. Immediate improvements are noticeable:
Recommended exercises after laminectomy include:
Physical therapy after a laminectomy will help you recover completely, regain your strength and range of motion.
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