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Katherine Heigl Wears Neck Brace After Undergoing Surgery Following 'Excruciating' Neck Injury

Katherine Heigl Wears Neck Brace After Undergoing Surgery Following 'Excruciating' Neck Injury

Katherine Heigl is on the mend after an “excruciating” neck injury.

The 42-year-old Firefly Lane actress shared several photos on her Instagram on Wednesday (March 17) after undergoing surgery on her neck.

“Well…I am now bionic!! Two titanium disk now inhabit my neck and I can probably stand on my head for like hours,” Katherine wrote. “I’m not gonna try it just yet but give me a few months and I’ll blow your mind!! I am so deeply deeply grateful to the incredible Dr’s and care team that saved me from the most excruciating pain I have ever experienced and blessed me with a new pain free lease on life!”

Katherine‘s surgery comes after she revealed last week that she had herniated a disk in her neck.

“I really feel like they deserve a big giant shoutout of gratitude and appreciation so I’m gonna give it to them! @thebackdoctorapp thank you for treating me like a human being and giving me so much of your time and attention to help me truly understand what to expect and what all my options were,” Katherine continued. “Thank you for your tremendous talent and expertise and for saving my neck! @cedarssinai in Marina del ray thank you for your incredible and compassionate care and attention! Heading into surgery and hospital stays is always a bit scary and you guys could not have made me feel more comfortable or taken care of! Thank you thank you thank you!! ❤️❤️❤️”

Katherine ended her message on a positive note, wishing her fans a Happy St. Patrick’s Day.

“Oh and HAPPY ST. PATRICKS DAY! Clearly I’ve been blessed with the luck of the Irish today! ☘️” Katherine ended her post.

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We wish Katherine Heigl a speedy recovery!

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