Re: c5 c7 fusion
That's very common and often due to the pain medications. Prunes and prune juice work for me. Colace is a good stool softener and you can consider mild laxatives as well. Drink a lot of fluids and intake fiber as well.
Rt&Lt thumb arthroplasty 2012 ; RT TKR & Bilat CTS 2011
Fusions: L5-S1 (87), L4-S1 (93), C5-C7 ('06), L3-S1 ('10)
C5-C7 foraminotomy 08