I've been through 13 surgeries since a child, of those 12 of them were orthopedic related. I've been through knee, hip, shoulder and neck surgeries for many different reasons. You tend to learn as you go along in life. I do a lot of reading up on new technologies and the like just in case I'll need it for the future .
I hope your sugery goes well and you have minimal or no pain! No matter the surgery there's usually a bit of pain just from the incision itself but that generally goes away in about a week or so!
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