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Neil Patrick Harris Updates His Husband’s Health Status After Undergoing The Spinal Surgery

Neil Patrick Harris Updates His Husband’s Health Status After Undergoing The Spinal Surgery

Actor Neil Patrick Harris, who is known for his role as Barney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother, has updated his Instagram feed and shared new details about the spinal surgery of his husband, David Burtka.

David Burtka had a spinal injury at the Emergency Department of New York-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center. His husband NPH made a statement about the health status of Burtka, who is currently in the process of recovery.

In Neil’s message, Neil Patrick Harris said his husband was recovering from spinal surgery. He continued although the surgery took more than 7 hours, David was feeling fine. He concluded his statement by saying that everything was fine and that he was recovering.

Here’s what Neil Patrick Harris stated:

“David is recovering from spinal surgery. It was fairly intensive, took over seven hours, but he’s in good spirits and doing well. It’s one of the scarier, more hopeless feelings – hoping for the best, trying not to fear the worst, waiting a call with news. Thankfully, all went according to plan. Whew..! Two thumbs up. I love you, @dbelicious. Your strength inspires me. And thanks to NY-Presbyterian Hospital for, well, everything. ❤️❤️🙏🏼 @nyphospital”

The successful actor also showed how great his love for his husband was by posting footage of his husband takes a few hours after surgery. In the photos he shared, David wore a neck brace for the stability of his spinal while lying in a hospital bed. He also looked quite happy in a surgical gown.

Here’s another caption:

A few hours after surgery. Not sure David will remember saying any of this… but damn, it makes me laugh. I appreciate his positive energy so so much. @dbelicious @nyphospital #morphine”

See the Instagram post below.

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