Study on Return to Play After Spinal Fusion Published in SportsHealth

January 5, 2017

Dr. Frank Phillips, co-director of the MOR Minimally Invasive Spine Institute, conducted a study on return to play after spinal fusion that was recently published in SportsHealth.  Dr. Phillips found that more than 50 percent of golfers return to play within one year of lumbar fusion surgery and some were even sooner. In general, most golfers returned to preoperative levels of performance (handicap) and frequency of play.

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