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 thumb fusion '13. R&L thumb arthroplasty '12 ; RT TKR & Bilat CTS' 11. Fusions: L5-S1('87), L4-S1('93), C5-C7('06), L3-S1('10), C4-C5('13). C5-C7 foraminotomy '08