I had a microdiscectomy and laminectomy almost 2 weeks ago. The procedure seems to have worked as my sciatic pain is now gone. I've always been extremely active in sports and exercise and I want to resume those activities as soon as possible without creating additional problems. Most of the information that I have received so far seems to be fairly conservative as to when I should begin activities beyond walking and stretching. My doctor doesn't believe i need physical therapy. I'm walking 3 miles a day now and I'm planning to resume pull ups and push ups first before any other exercises. I'm 36 years old.
If anyone can provide some rehabilitation tips, I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you!