Spine Fusion Testimonials


Lindsay Hammerbeck, Spine Fusion PatientLindsay Hammerbeck

Procedure: Spinal Fusion

“The pain was immediately so minimal after surgery. I actually took a previously ­planned week-­long trip to London only nine weeks post­-op and I was able to return to work as a Registered Nurse ­just a week after that!” Read more.


Harlan Altepeter

Procedure: Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion


Spine Fusion PatientMickayla Davis

Procedure: Spinal Fusion

“I was referred to Dr. Sinicropi by my lawyer whose family are patients of Dr. Sinicropi’s. I knew that if my lawyer trusted Dr. Sinicropi enough to treat his family, then I would be in good hands.” Read More.

 


 

vVcki Eckert, Spinal Fusion PatientVicki Eckert

Procedure: Lumbar Fusion

“I tried cortisone shots, but those didn’t work at all to relieve my pain. I was at the point when I was willing to try anything to get better – including surgery. It was my first surgery ever so I was pretty scared, but Dr. Sinicropi made me feel comfortable.” Read More.

 


 

 

Spine Fusion PatientThomas Malaske

Procedure: Spinal Fusion

“Go see Dr. Sinicropi if you have back pain. He performed an absolute miracle on my spine.” Read More.

 


 

 

Bob Orrison

Procedure: ACDF Surgery

“I felt great right after surgery. I didn’t even need to take many of my prescribed pain pills. Now I can walk around without any of the pain I felt before.” Read More.


ACDF Surgery PatientAmy Kolstad

Procedure: ACDF Surgery

“Surgery was the best decision I could have made for myself.  The care that I was given was extraordinary.” Read More.


Connie Clemens

Procedure: Cervical Fusion

“I was in a car accident back in 2010. A truck ran a red light and collided with my vehicle. After the accident I had nearly constant pain, primarily in my neck. The first few doctors I saw were little, to no help at all. Dr. Sinicropi was the first doctor I saw who consoled me and recognized my pain.” Read More.


Ronald Meyer

Procedure: TLIF Surgery

“When you start having back issues, go talk to a spine expert. I have nothing but great things to say about Dr. Sinicropi – he is the absolute pinnacle of spine surgeons in my book!” Read More.


Rachelle Rood

Procedure: Spinal Fusion

“I had seen two other specialists before finding Dr. Sinicropi.  Within 5 minutes of my first visit with Dr. Sinicropi I knew he was someone I could trust.  He knew exactly what to look for in what was causing my pain, he was very straight-forward about the next steps and what my options were throughout the process.” Read More.


Sandra Haas

Procedure: Anterior / Posterior Lumbar Fusion

I was in such pain and not living my life like I wanted to. I was forced to postpone my surgery for about 8 months after my injury because of a number of family issues. Eventually it got to the point where I couldn’t cope anymore. So I went in for surgery and immediately felt good about the decision.” Read More.


William Schiffler

Procedure: Total Disc Replacement & Spinal Fusion

Immediately following the surgery, I was pain free from my lower back through my entire leg. Read More.


Sheila Priebe

Procedure: Cervical Fusion

“I was terrified of surgery at first, but Dr. Sinicropi and his staff were so supportive and made me feel comfortable. Looking back I’m so glad I had the procedure done. “ Read More.


Pamela Scott

Procedure: Lumbar Fusion

“Before the procedure I couldn’t stand for long without the help of my cane. Now I can stand for an hour without even using a cane!” Read More.


Brenda Kretlow

Procedure: Spinal Fusion

“Back in 2012 I lifted a heavy object at work and felt a severe pain in my back. Shortly after that I knew I needed back surgery.” Read More.


Clarice Snyder

Procedure: Cervical Fusion

“In addition to the intense pain and not having any pain med work effectively, I could not participate in any daily activities. Standing or sitting I could handle the pain for five minutes at the most (while on pain meds) before I had to lie down.” Read More.


Charles R. Collins

Procedure: Anterior / Posterior Lumbar Fusion

“After surgery my leg pain was gone and I was out of the hospital in less than a week. I didn’t take a single pain pill.” Read More.


Elizabeth Emerson

Procedure: Anterior / Posterior Spinal Fusion

“Dr. Sinicropi immediately put me at ease. He never pressured me into surgery and he answered all my questions.” Read More.


Gary Harshe

Procedure: Cervical Fusion

“Go to Midwest Spine & Brain Institute if you have neck pain. They are fantastic. From the surgeons, to support staff – everyone went above and beyond.” Read More.


Linda Ives

Procedure: Anterior / Posterior Lumbar Fusion

“I was scared going into the procedure, but Dr. Sinicropi put my nerves at rest. I couldn’t be happier with the results.” Read More.


Bill Edberg

Procedure: TLIF Surgery

“When I woke up I could move my foot for the first time in six months. Shortly after that I was walking around. The back pain was completely gone.” Read More.


Kim Dreyling

Procedure: Low Back Surgery

“I put off having the surgery for 8 years and I wish that I would have done it much sooner.” Read More.


Steve Carlson

Procedure: Cervical Fusion

“I had already had cortisone injections and physical therapy, both of which did not work.” Read More.


Kristin Haines

Procedure: ACDF Surgery

“After the procedure, I felt great. The numbness, tingling, and pain was completely gone. It’s now a year after my surgery and I feel fantastic.” Read More.


David Smith

Procedure: Lumbar Fusion

“I tried chiropractic, spinal injections, pain medication, and several other surgeries before I finally found Dr. Sinicropi.” Read More.


Claudio Damus

Procedure: Cervical Fusion

“I was surprised that I did not have a lot of pain right after the procedure. I didn’t need many heavy meds at all – I was able to control the pain with Tylenol. After a few weeks I was back to all my normal activities.” Read More.


Audrey Ricker

Procedure: Lumbar Fusion

“Don’t wait and suffer in pain. Seek help from Dr. Sinicropi. I’m 75 years old now and I feel better than I have since I was 40!” Read More.