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  • SO the MD said leave the steri strips in place and let them fall off on their own and not too worry..Creating drama where there is none, I can walk away from that. thanks everyone..starting PT ill keep you posted on my recovery..blessings
    Kimberly Martin
  • hope you have a really good day today sunshinebry
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  • Hi Sunshinery,

    Just wanted to stop by and let you know it does get better with time. I had a 4 level fusion on 12/19/11 and know exactly what you're going through as most of us do. The arm and shoulder pain take time to heal and I've still got some on a daily basis but it is getting better.

    Good luck and take it slow that really is the best medicine at your point in recovery.
  • EvaEEva Posts: 18
    edited 12/27/2012 - 12:23 PM
    I was very careful with my steri strips and when I went to the doctor, he removed them...as gentle as he could but, it still brought tears to my eyes. Yes, I am a baby when it comes to pain.
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