Hello everyone I am new to this forum and this will be my first post. I hope I have this question in the right category. I am 2 months post op from a 13 level spinal fusion, I'm not sure what the levels are called but I'm fused from my thoracic spine to my lumbar spine. I had a condition called shuremanns kyphosis and I had a 90 degree curve in my spine. Everything went well the doctor although I do have a bit of nerve damage in my thighs and my right tricep, more sensory type damage burning pins and needles, I do feel like it's getting better though as the days go by and getting more feeling back from month to month. I'm still on narcotics percocet and oxycontin, though I have weaned off quite a bit from the beginning but still need them for pain. Now that you have a little background on my situation I was wondering if you could help me with any strategies on how to get in and out of a car. I was told to sit sideways on the seat and then swivel my legs in, but the problem is I'm 6ft 3 in and my head doesn't clear the roof of the car. Does anyone know anyother way to do this? Also I find it impossible to put on socks as well, any advice on that? Thanks in advance!
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