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Hi Everyone, I went to my first post-op appt yesterday at 13 days post L4-5 PLIF. My surgeon thinks I am doing well and all is on track with recovery. Says my hip/back/leg pain is normal recovery of nerves and position on table. Anyways he ordered xrays in 6 weeks prior to my next appt to check for fusion. It seems so far away, I thought I'd be getting xrays sooner. So, just wondering when all you fusion lumbies had your first xrays to look for signs of fusion? I had PLIF with Bak Peek cage, titanium rods and screws, my own bone, donor bone, and bmp. Thanks, Sue