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Activities of daily living after spinal injury or surgery  
Abstract:  This handout gives guidelines to follow after spinal injury or surgery. It includes general tips, as well as specific ways to protect the spine when getting out of bed, getting into bed, standing up from a seat, getting dressed, taking a shower, and more.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2012, July 1, 2012
UWMC Availability:  Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
General Topics:  Surgery; Rehabilitation; Musculoskeletal Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Spine; Spinal Injuries and Problems; Spinal Cord Injuries; Activities of Daily Living
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

Health Online Citation #4057

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