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I started fusing!!

noseovertailnnoseovertail Posts: 387
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:41 AM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
I'm just about 3 months post op now and I found out today that I have started to fuse! My surgeon said everything looked great, I'm healing well and that my hardware is green (I was dying to find that out!). He changed my Percocet to Celebrex (not gonna lie, I'm nervous about this switch) and thankfully for me my pain doctor is in the same medical building so I went over to his office just to make sure I could stop the Percocet with no withdrawal symptoms. They told me that since I only take 1 a day (sometimes 2 if I'm having a particularly physical day) it shouldn't be a problem. So we'll see how this new med helps.

What else... oh he wrote me another script for 6 more weeks of physical therapy. I only have 6 more visits that my insurance company covered so I'm scared they will deny the 6 more weeks. I go tomorrow so I'll talk to my therapist and we'll just take it one visit at a time.

I've had a terrible headache all evening so I'm going to end this here. I posted my x-rays from today in the "Pictures!" thread.


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