Hi everyone. I’m a 57 year old male that had upper back surgery two weeks ago. They did a Laminectomy on C7 and T1 and fusion from C5 to T2. I have a 6 inch incision from my collar line down. My surgery is a success. My neck, back, arm and leg pain is all gone. My only problem is the pain around my incision. If I’m lying down I have no pain. If I’m sitting in a chair the pain is not bad. When I walk I get so much pain I can hardly stand it. Most of my pain feels like it is muscle pain, a burning, pulled muscle feeling. I take a muscle relaxer at night and it seems to help but I’m scared to death that this pain is here to stay. I wasn’t in this much pain with the spinal compression. My NS wants to see me in 6 weeks and he thinks I will not need any therapy? Maybe I'm just being paranoid but I've never had any surgery before.