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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier was discharged from the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute at UPMC Mercy on Thursday.

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UPMC announced the news on Twitter on Thursday afternoon.

They say Shazier will transition into an outpatient therapy program through the UPMC Centers for Rehab Services.

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Shazier posted several photos on Instagram after the announcement with a caption thanking everyone who had helped him during the past two months, including his family, his trainer and the doctors and medical staff at UPMC.

(Photo Credit: Ryan Shazier/Instagram)

Shazier was injured during the Steelers’ away game against the Cincinnati Bengals in December. He underwent spine stabilization surgery a few days later.

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After his surgery and the start of his physical rehabilitation, he attended several Steelers games and at least one practice in a wheelchair.