Katherine Heigl Says She’s ‘Bionic’ After Neck Surgical procedure: Photos


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She is titanium! Katherine Heigl revealed how her neck surgical procedure went on Wednesday, March 17, days after she needed to fly to Los Angeles to cope with a herniated disk.

“Nicely … I’m now bionic!! Two titanium disks now inhabit my neck and I can in all probability stand on my head for like hours … I’m not gonna attempt it simply but however give me a couple of months and I’ll blow your thoughts!!” the Firefly Lane actress, 42, wrote via Twitter. “I’m so deeply deeply grateful to the unimaginable Dr’s and care crew that saved me from probably the most excruciating ache I’ve ever skilled and blessed me with a brand new ache free lease on life!”

Heigl let followers know concerning the herniated disk on March 12 when she posted a couple of tweets that showcased her husband, Josh Kelley, goofing round in her hospital room.
“First journey for the reason that begin of the pandemic is again to LA to cope with a herniated disk in my neck. Thank God for @JoshBkelley for not solely coming with me to carry my hand however for offering a lot wanted comedic reduction! Solely Josh can or would harmonize with the espresso maker!” the star wrote alongside a video of the musician, 41. Her laughter may very well be heard within the background.

“That is undoubtedly the man you need by your facet throughout a well being disaster. Although … I don’t suppose I’d carry him to the OB with me. These jokes would simply be too far,” the Gray’s Anatomy alum wrote in a follow-up tweet.

After a couple of days of silence, the actress returned to Twitter to publish a thread detailing how issues have been going.

“I actually really feel like [the doctors] deserve a giant large shoutout of gratitude and appreciation so I’m gonna give it to them! The Again Physician App thanks for treating me like … a human being and giving me a lot of your time and a spotlight to assist me actually perceive what to anticipate and what all my choices have been. Thanks to your super expertise and experience and for saving my neck!” she tweeted on Wednesday.

The Emmy winner additionally supplied particular due to Cedars Sinai hospital in LA for his or her “particular care and a spotlight” throughout her keep, pairing the shoutout with an X-Ray photograph of the newly positioned disks in her neck.

“Heading into surgical procedure and hospital stays is at all times a bit scary and also you guys couldn’t have made me really feel extra comfy or taken care of! Thanks thanks thanks!!” she wrote, concluding with three crimson coronary heart emojis.

Scroll to see all of Heigl’s updates from the hospital.