publication . Article . 2018

Postural instability after lumbar spinal surgery: are there any predictive factors? A case control study

Domenico Chirchiglia; Pasquale Chirchiglia; Domenico Murrone;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2018 Journal: Chinese Neurosurgical Journal, volume 4 (eissn: 2057-4967, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
Abstract
Abstract Background The surgical spinal degenerative pathology mainly concerns the herniated intervertebral disks. Surgery is indicated when the pain becomes chronic and intense, and when motor signs appear. The results are positive in about 90% of cases, leading to the solution of the problem. However, an estimated percentage of 4% to 20% reported residual pain and postural instability after the surgical treatment of discectomy. Method We have examined a sample of patients, retrospectively registered, undergoing surgical treatment for degenerative lumbar disease. Some of them developed postural instability. They were subjected to cycles of postural gymnastics. ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Spinal surgery, Neurosurgery, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Surgery, business.industry, business, Neurology, Postural instability, Case-control study, Lumbar, Discectomy, medicine.medical_treatment, Residual pain, Spine disease, Lumbar pain, RD1-811, Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system, RC346-429
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publication . Article . 2018

Postural instability after lumbar spinal surgery: are there any predictive factors? A case control study

Domenico Chirchiglia; Pasquale Chirchiglia; Domenico Murrone;