Physiotherapy Commenced Within the First Four Weeks Post–Spinal Surgery Is Safe and Effective: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Snowdon, M., & Peiris, C. L. (2016). Physiotherapy Commenced Within the First Four Weeks Post–Spinal Surgery Is Safe and Effective: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 97(2), 292–301.

The systematic review and meta analysis evaluates the safety of physiotherapy within the first 4 weeks post-spinal surgery. 4 studies, encompassing 250 participants, are included in the review. Findings indicate that physiotherapy within in the first 4 weeks post-spinal surgery was safe and reduced pain compared to a control group.

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