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Brian T. Swanson



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There is abundant evidence available regarding treatment approaches for patients suffering from low back pain (LBP), but limited research focusing on physical therapy (PT) treatment status post-multilevel spinal fusion with postural impairments. The purpose of this case report is to describe the management and functional improvement of a patient s/p spinal fusion with severe postural impairments, elevated fall risk, and high levels of back pain.

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The case report paper for this poster can be found here:


Use Of Functional Strengthening, Balance Training, And Stretching In The Treatment Of A Patient Following A T11-L5 Spinal Fusion: A Case Report



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