Physical Therapy Protocols

Please see below for your PreHab and Post-Operative Rehabilitation Handbooks – these two handbooks are available as an electronic “Flip Book” and can be emailed or downloaded.

1.  PreHab – Cervical Spine Surgical Handbook

2.  PreHab – Lumbar Spine Surgical Handbook

3.  AAOS Spine Conditioning Program

Please see the youtube link below as it will give you a general idea of the proper mechanics for sitting upright, getting out of bed, avoiding the “BLT’s” – Bending, Lifting, and Twisting.  Please feel free to ask me any questions about certain movements/exercises or one of the Physical Therapists that specifically see my spine patients.

Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon