PRINCIPLES OF REHABILITATION AFTER OSTEOARTHRITIS SURGERY


Hascelik Z.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.14, pp.107-110, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 14
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.107-110

Abstract

Osteoarthritis of the spine or degenerative problems of the spine include disorders in very wide range of spectrum. Degenerative disc disease appears most important etiologic factor under this subject. Natural history of the degenerative problems of the spine shows very slow progression of the symptoms and neurologic deficit occurs seldomly. Therefore, the surgical treatment is required for the pain relieve and improving the quality of life in most of the patients.