Sandra Lucas. Disk herniation Lumbar L5-S1.

Published by at 15 June, 2007


Date of intervention: June 2007

Hello, my name is Sandra and I’m 39 years old. I work as a truck driver and that is how my spinal cord became damaged.

I went to the insurance company and they didn’t pay any attention to me. They told me that it was from a wearing away of the spinal cord and that I shouldn’t work if I was in pain. Not being satisfied with this, I went to see my family doctor.

They gave me infiltrations and many pills for the pain, but nothing worked. A year later I was told that I would be operated on through Social Security, and I’m still waiting for the phone call. And as they told me that I would be operated on by an orthopedist, I wasn’t convinced and decided to look for another solution.

The pain was very strong, it went from my back to my feet. Especially on my left side, which stopped me from doing many things. and neither did I have any strength in that foot. The simple tasks of putting on my shoes or getting up off the sofa or out of bed were unbearable.

This went on for 2 ½ years. IT WAS HELL!

Through the internet I found Dr. Miguel B. Royo Salvador, who explained everything to me very clearly. After giving him all of my tests, we decided to operate.

At last on the 26 of June 2007, Dr. Royo operated on me. The surgery went very well, the next day I already had strength in my foot. Day after day the pain in my waist and legs started going away.

It has been 3 months since my surgery and I’m feeling great, at the point of going back to work. I can’t believe how well I feel. I can do tons of things that were impossible for me to do before.

I recommend Dr. Royo and his team to everyone who has this problem or something similar. He has changed my life.

From here, I thank him.


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