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Peyton Manning Recovering Well From Surgery Doctor Says

A doctor says X-ray and CT examinations of the surgical area show that Manning is healing well and he can now increase his training intensity.

Peyton Manning

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Neither the doctor nor the coaches gave a timetable for Manning's return.

Indianapolis Colts Quarterback Peyton Manning got some encouraging news about his recovery from spinal fusion surgery Thursday. Peyton Manning and Colts medical staff held a conference call with Dr. Robert Watkins on Thursday who said X-ray and CT examinations of the surgical area show that Manning’s fusion is healing well.

Dr. Watkins said there is still no timetable for Manning to return to practice, but Manning will be allowed to increase the intensity of his workouts. Manning said he is encouraged by what Dr. Watkins had to say and looks forward to continuing his rehab.

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