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Recovering from Spine Surgery: Patience required

Spine Health | Last Active: Jul 14, 2020 | Replies (15)

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@red3

What an unfortunate accident. I'm glad you were so at ease with the surgery this time around. All the work you did prior to your cervical surgery set you up for this. May the thought of riding your horses again get you thru the healing process.

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@red3 Thank you, and I think you read my mind. I am looking forward to playing with my own horse again. I have already visited him and fed him carrots at the gate. When I got him a fly sheet last summer, it looked like a lab coat, so I added some things and dressed him up like a surgeon. I decorated my cast with several pictures of him and his surgeon picture with the real surgeon next to him who repaired my fracture. I also added a small picture of my cats. I thought about it, but decided not to add pictures of the horse that injured me. My horse helped me rehab from spine surgery a few years ago and has earned his reputation as a therapy animal with me a least! Horses are very healing and when you find one who cares, you can tell him anything. If there is a carrot in my pocket, he will steal it, but that's the reason I bring it.