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Lumbar surgery: education from a physical therapist pre-surgically, may reduce costs and improve outcome

Lumbar discectomies for radicular symptoms are quite prevalent in the United States. Despite this, one out of every four individuals undergoing these procedures continues to have persistent pain and disability (1,2). A recent article published in Spine may change the way we approach pre-operative education and may improve post-op costs.

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