Testimonials / Gregory G – 59 – March, 2011
Condition: Spondylolisthesis, Spinal Stenosis & Sciatica, Herniated Disc
I would like to express my sincere thanks to you for giving me my quality of life back.
I had suffered from reoccurring stenosis for over thirty-five years until I found you. As I got older the stresses of daily life, work and activities I enjoy started to diminish. I was in a constant state of concern for my physical health and my ability to function at work and at home. At 59, I didn’t want to create a physical burden to my family because of my health.
I had previous conversations and evaluations from many fine orthopedic and neurological surgeons. I never had the confidence to go forward with any type of surgery based on those discussions. So, I endured the discomfort for many years.
I have tried all the “typical” remedies for my condition ranging from chiropractic to herbal supplements with minimal positive results. All this came to a head when I was in my kitchen in August of 2009 and I experienced a sharp shooting pain in my back while picking up a pill from the floor. At this point I searched for someone that could help me with my condition. I found your website and completed the Case Review and was pleased to hear from your office that you would discuss and evaluate my lower back problem.
I met you and as the office visit progressed, I had the sense that you would be able to successfully help me get back to a normal life. I felt even more secure in the detailed evaluations leading up to your thorough diagnosis. Your explanation of the minimally invasive surgical technique you use to eliminate the reoccurring stenosis help to make my decision to go-ahead with the surgery. You answered my questions and concerns completely and honestly and explained the risks with the type of surgery to be done. I never had any doubts that my surgery would be a complete success.
My life as a Physical Education Teacher and Coach has been renewed thanks to your exceptional skills as a surgeon. From the time I came out of recovery, I have not experienced any stenosis in my legs. My mobility and flexibility are as good as I had years before and most of all I have the confidence to participate in any activity I choose to do.
I can cycle, play golf, strength train, do various types of cardio training and this past winter I shoveled quite a bit of snow with no ill effects!
I am sincerely grateful to you for giving me my life back. I don’t know where I’d be right now if I didn’t have my back repaired.
I would and have recommended you to people I have discussions with that have a back problem. I thank you again for everything you’ve done for me.Gregory G – 59 – March, 2011