Lasaro L. (Age 65) Diagnoses: Spinal Stenosis, Spondylosis Procedures: Lumbar Laminectomy How was your experience with the North American Spine Team? Patient Coordinator: Mrs. Shelby M. was excellent and I am so glad I got to work with her in arranging to have my surgery. Doctor: Dr. Slabisak is an excellent surgeon who by performing… read more
Larry A. (Age 64) Diagnoses: Herniated Disc, Degenerative Disc Disease Procedures: Minimally Invasive Laser Spine Surgery-Lumbar, Thoracic, and Cervical Lifestyle Before: I was in pain 90% of the time. When I worked sitting down dealing cards for 5 or 6 hours I would hurt so bad that when I got home, all I could do… read more
Arden S. (Age 63) Diagnosis: Herniated Disc Procedure: 360 Fusion Lifestyle Before: My lifestyle before surgery was very limited. I always had lower back pain, no matter what I tried. I would go to the fitness center to strength my back muscles because if I did not, my back would slip out of place very… read more
Edie S. (Age 46) Diagnosis: Chronic Pain Procedure: Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant Lifestyle Before: Before my procedure, my pain was controlling my life. I had enjoyed walking, riding my motorcycle, and other outdoor activities but because of the pain, I had to change my lifestyle. I couldn’t sit, stand, or walk for even short periods… read more
Jerry M. (Age 64) Diagnoses: Bulging/Herniated Disc, Degenerative Disc Disease Procedure: Anterior and Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Lifestyle Before: I was in excellent physical condition and was working out 3 days a week. I injured my back at the gym and was in terrible pain when I moved certain ways. I spent 2 months using… read more
Mary K. (Age 47) Diagnoses: Bulging/Herniated Disc, Degenerative Disc Disease Procedure: Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion Lifestyle Before: Before the procedure, I had shooting pain in my lower back, down my right buttock, down my right hip, down my right thigh and down to my right foot. The pain started in August 2015 and became worse… read more
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