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Help please TLIF post op surgery

Can someone please tell me how long it takes to get back to some kind of normality,has been 3 1/2 weeks now and I feel exhausted all the time and still very sore to the point where I am taking painkillers every 4 hours..thought by 3 weeks i would be able to get out of bed and start doing normal things,ie washing,laundry etc..Have 3 children and husband who are great..I do take 2 walks every day but am so tired when i get back...ANY ADVICE WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED..Thanks
carol keating


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