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Follow-up

For 2 weeks after the intervention, some positions that could induce hyperkyphosis as well as athletic activities should be restricted. Resolution of leg pain is usually obtained within one week to two months. The two most critical elements to successful PLDD are proper patient selection and correct needle placement.

 

Histogram : resolution of leg pain after PLDD MacNab Good. On Yaxis : % of patients with leg pain; on X axis : Days