Spine Care Patient Stories

At Henry Ford, we don’t just treat illness or disease. We treat the person. Our back and spine care specialists work together with our patients to come up with a personalized treatment plan to help them live their best life.

Every patient’s story is unique. We are grateful for those who allow us to share their stories.

Dianne's Story

After several years of back pain, Dianne Kohn is back to spending time with her family and doing hobbies thanks to spinal fusion surgery.

Brenda's Story

Brenda Mack, a fitness enthusiast for most of her life, fell in love with running at the age of 40 and went on to complete numerous marathons. But one day, crippling pain in her back put her on the sidelines. Thanks to specialized surgery on her spine, Brenda is back to running and setting her sights on many more marathons down the road.

Rochelle's Story

Rochelle Alexander spent two years seeking treatment for scoliosis and chronic back pain. Six surgeons said major surgery was her only option until she found the spine team at Henry Ford.

Esther's Story

Esther Quan tolerated rheumatoid arthritis for 20 years and sciatica for 13 years. Microdiscectomy by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ryan Berger provided immediate pain relief.

Lisa's Story

Lisa White received targeted therapy from the Spine Center team to treat and resolve her muscle injury and get her back in the garden.

Keith's Story

Recommended for traditional open surgery Keith decided to seek a second opinion to relieve his back pain. After a successful, minimally invasive surgery he is back at work on the farm.

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Let us help you schedule an appointment, call (800) 436-7936.


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