Keep me posted. I think this is just what you've been looking for. I only wish I had thought of it sooner, for that I am sorry. But I have had personal experience with this and I really think you'll finally see the silver lining that you deserve so much.
My recent bout with severe pain was my own fault. I helped put up a screen room out in the backyard (with brace ON). I now have the left side of the spine (surgical area) very swollen and I went to buy some milk today and even with my Brace on, my left leg went into severe pain and collapsed at the checkout. I've doubled my pain meds, called and cried to the surgeon and ya know what he said?
"You over did it after only 3 weeks out of surgery, stop whatever your doing and baby your back, not your Grandkids. I'll call and check on you Tuesday
OK, either he's VERY GOOD or has ESP
. But the pain is bad, so babying it, I AM!