My back pain started when I was 15, when I was in high school. I started to have a number of tests but nobody could diagnose me.
Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 10, 2013
New ways of treating back pain are getting a lot of attention thanks to North American Spine and the AccuraScope Procedure.
The minimally invasive surgery was featured on the nationally syndicated show "The Doctors". The segment which aired in several cities in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and all across Canada, featured a young mother who has battled chronic back pain for years.
"My back pain started when I was 15, when I was in high school. I started to have a number of tests but nobody could diagnose me," says Stacy H. of California. Finally after 5 years, she was diagnosed with a torn disc.
Over the years her back became worse and worse, despite having surgery to repair her torn disc. Stacy and her husband put off having children because of her concerns over what a pregnancy would do to her already fragile back.
Finally, Stacy and her husband decided to have a baby. As you can imagine, the pain of carrying a child for 9 months was excruciating. Since the birth of their daughter, the pain has gotten worse.
"I'm on the basis of tears most days," says Stacy. Routine tasks like picking the baby up or changing her diaper became so painful, Stacy simply couldn't put up with it anymore.
That's when she discovered North American Spine and the AccuraScope procedure. The AccuraScope is a minimally invasive surgery that uses a small laser and an HD camera to locate and treat trouble spots in the back.
It involves only a small incision, about the size of a coffee straw and only takes about 30 minutes to complete.
Luckily for Stacy, the surgery was a success. Just one day later, she was on a plane and headed home, something you could have never imagined doing before the surgery.
Stacy says the difference in the pain level is evident already, only a week after the surgery.
Dr. Travis Stork, host of The Doctors asked Dr. Kelly Will of North American Spine who the ideal candidates usually are for the AccuraScope procedure. "The best candidates are people with small disc herniation, degenerative discs, annular tears, some reason they've got inflammation or problems with their back and those are the people we can really try to treat their multiple level of disease without having to do a big back procedure," said Will.
To watch the full segment about Stacy's successful AccuraScope procedure, click on the 3 links below.
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