Going in for a c5-c6-c7 neck fusion and bone graft on 2/9/10. Will have to wear a cervical collar. Been off work since 12/15/09 because of neck pain, lower back pain and dizziness. Concerned about the surgery and what to expect. What should I prepare for. I have had numerous surgeries in the last ten years from Hernia, ruptured tendon, to Prostate Cancer. So surgeries are not new to me, just want to know more about this one and what should I do to prepare, any hints ahead of time, how long off work and before I can drive, etc. Any info would be greatly appreciated as surgery is two weeks from tommorrow.