i had surgery 8 weeks ago to remove a marble size menigioma from my thoracic spine. Surgery was a success. I was only on strong pain meds about three weeks. I now take ibuprofen and Robaxin. I have not returned to any where near %100, I continue to have this muscle pain in my right back area, feels like pressure, hard to describe, just have to lay down more than I want to. Is this normal? I have read a couple of old forums that described a hard backpack on their back, sounds similar. I haven't done any PT, just walking and easy stretches.