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Post Disectomy Surgery

Patient: After a disectomy, what movements are limited or should be avoided to prevent injury?

 

 

Doctor: To prevent injury and aid in recovery you should follow the exercises and activities recommended by your physical therap ists. In addition, avoid lifting any heavy objects or engaging in any contact sports such as football, soccer etc or any sudden arching movements of the back.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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