Delana had her surgery on May 1, 2014, and had a successful operation. She was able to get up and walk the next day. “When I woke up, the pain that I once felt was gone!” said Delana.
John had suffered with back pain since he was 25 years old. John underwent XLIF and PLIF surgeries in March 2013. For postoperative treatment, John simply walked. “I know walking is the best thing for my back and my dog sure loves it too!” John says.
Lorraine struggled with sciatica pain for one year. She never thought it was related to her back. When she had imaging done, it revealed her problem spot. “My sciatic pain was gone the day after surgery and my back feels as strong as it used to before the problems began,” she said. “I feel totally great!”
Annette was struggling with back pain for two-and-a-half-years. Annette underwent her XLIF procedure in December 2014. “I was so thankful! It was a miracle to me!” she said. “I just could not believe it!”
Lori suffered from flat back, which caused intense back pain for many years. In November 2013, Lori underwent XLIF and TLIF procedures. “I feel substantially better, and I’m no longer letting my pain define me,” she says.
For more than 30 years, Rod lived with debilitating leg pain. Rod underwent XLIF and TLIF surgeries in July 2013. Now, Rod says, “I feel like a different person. I haven’t felt this good in 30 years. I feel 100% better!”
Kristine had a long history of back and neck problems. Kristine underwent XLIF surgery in June 2013. When she woke up from surgery, she didn’t even feel groggy. Her back pain was gone! “Overall, I’m ecstatic about my recovery and outcome. I’m taking life one day at a time, but I’m excited to not be in pain anymore! XLIF gave me life back!”
Mike struggled with back pain since the 1980’s. Eventually, Mike sought a consultation with a spine surgeon. She recommended the minimally disruptive XLIF procedure. Today, Mike is in “zero pain,” walking with ease, and drug-free!
When Martha was unable to find relief in other methods and the pain was interfering too much with her life, she decided to look into surgery. Now, she has re-joined a gym with her husband and has been able to make up some of the trips that she had to cancel before surgery.