Study Case Regarding the Role of the Physical Exercise and Physical Therapy Following a Posterior Hemivertebrectomy: Weeks 1-18

  • Florin Turcanu University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Science and Tehnology, 38 Gh. Marinescu St., Tirgu Mures 540139, Romania
  • Dana Simona Turcanu University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Science and Tehnology, 38 Gh. Marinescu St., Tirgu Mures 540139, Romania
  • Laura Edith Ciulea University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Science and Tehnology, 38 Gh. Marinescu St., Tirgu Mures 540139, Romania

Abstract

This present study aims to present a recovery program following a surgery for the removal of a unique T10 hemi vertebra. The patient, previously inaccurately diagnosed on two occasions, undergoes surgery at a private clinic on 06.02.2018 when a team composed of 5 specialists lead by Dr. A.T., having the acknowledged approval of the family, operates a left posterior T10 Ruf-Harms. Following this surgical intervention, complex, but not fully neuro-monitored, a first protocol of recovery was established for the immediately following period, consisting of: outdoor physical exercises and physical therapy through the Schroth technique. Following the program established and implemented at Ortoprofil Clinic in Tirgu Mures, a correction of the T12-L4 scoliosis with 4 degrees in comparison with the scoliosis present before the surgical intervention was noticed. The patient is currently following a complex recovery program through physical therapy – Schroth technique and swimming – Brass and Back technique with positive results.

How to Cite
TURCANU, Florin; TURCANU, Dana Simona; CIULEA, Laura Edith. Study Case Regarding the Role of the Physical Exercise and Physical Therapy Following a Posterior Hemivertebrectomy: Weeks 1-18. GYMNASIUM, [S.l.], v. XIX, n. 1 (Supplement), p. 140-151, june 2019. ISSN 2344-5645. Available at: <http://gymnasium.ub.ro/index.php/journal/article/view/514>. Date accessed: 22 sep. 2019.

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