What Still Can Cause Low Back Pain After You Have A Lumbar Fusion Surgery? - Pursuit Physical Therapy
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What causes you to still have low back pain even after having a lumbar fusion surgery?

(HINT:  The root cause may not be in your low back!)

Here are some causes that may cause low back pain after having a fusion:

  • Bad surgery and poor fusion device

  • tight QL and hip flexor muscles

  • lack of full hip extension

  • hypertonic hip flexor muscle

  • a leg length discrepancy

  • hip arthritis or hip impingement

  • poor core stability

  • weak glute strength