Hi, 5 days post op, after a 7 level fusion of the thoracic vertebra. Lots of hardware. Pain is very high. Walking, sleeping, or any movement is hard to do. I have looked alot for thoracic fusion on different sites, but can't seem to find one. I'm 50, and I took a fall at work shattering t7 and cracked t6. Put up with the pain for 8 months till surgery was my only option. The incision is almost the length of my back. The surgeon said the pain will decrease after 2 weeks. Told me this is a major operation and it will take time to heal. Was hoping to see if anyone else had this level of fusion done.