Dr. Harasaki diagnosed Rebecca with cervical myelopathy and radiculopathy, meaning she suffered from a pinched nerve in the spinal column. After surgery, Rebecca's neck pain is gone, and quality of life restored.
Dr. Amor performed a posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) on patient, Ernie Decot of Junction City. “This surgery took care of things that had bothered me for years,” Ernie says. “I used to hunch over. I can stand up straight now. It feels so good. I can also walk straight now."
Nothing traumatic happened. At 81 years old, nothing traumatic needs to happen. As Janet Doyle routinely descended the steps from her bedroom one morning, an unexpected pain shot into her hip and traveled down her left leg.