Success Stories

See how we’ve helped change the lives of some of our patients with Nerve Decompression Surgeries. Click on the links for the posts below to hear their stories:

Woman with hand on her neck wondering if she should get surgery for her pinched nerve.Educational VideosNerve Decompression Surgery
January 26, 2021

Should I Get Surgery For A Pinched Nerve In My Neck?

When all other therapy options fail, surgery is usually the next treatment option. But when does a pinched nerve need surgery?
Nerve Decompression SurgerySuccess Stories
May 15, 2018

Dr. Tollestrup Pioneers a Nerve Decompression Surgery to Relieve Lower Extremity Pain

Dr. Tollestrup Uses Nerve Decompression Surgery He Pioneered to Help Sara Dr. Tollestrup performing nerve surgery Sara had successful nerve decompression surgery with Dr. Tim Tollestrup and is sharing her…
Back PainEducational VideosNerve Decompression SurgerySuccess Stories
November 13, 2017

Low Back Pain Involving Superior Cluneal Nerve Compression

Low Back Pain Not Coming from the Spine Low back pain stemming from superior cluneal nerve entrapment is an underdiagnosed condition. Dr. Tollestrup has developed a surgical approach to help…
Sharon is back to long walks and sleeping through the night thanks to surgery from Dr. Tollestrup to remove her Piriformis Muscle.Educational VideosNerve Decompression SurgerySuccess Stories
October 23, 2017

Severe Nerve Compression Goes Undiagnosed for Ten Years

Nerve Compression at Multiple Sites Causes Ten Years of Chronic Pain Carrie is a patient of mine who needlessly suffered for ten years because no one could properly diagnose nerve…
ArthoplastyEducational VideosNerve Decompression SurgerySuccess Stories
October 11, 2017

Knee Replacement Surgery Fails to Heal Pain

Pain Increases After Knee Replacement Surgery Dr. Tollestrup working on a previous knee replacement surgery. Wanda had a left total knee replacement done by her orthopedic surgeon. Unfortunately, after surgery,…
Educational VideosFailed Morton's Neuroma SurgeryNerve Decompression SurgeryNews & EventsSuccess Stories
September 26, 2017

Schwannoma Removed During Complex Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Complex Peripheral Nerve Surgery Solves Chronic Pain Problem Nerve surgery may help Marilyn came to see Dr. Tollestrup for a complicated peripheral nerve pain problem. Dr. Tollestrup performed a tedious…
Back PainChronic Pain After SurgeryEducational VideosNerve Decompression SurgeryPiriformis SyndromeSciatica Pain / Piriformis SyndromeSuccess Stories
August 21, 2017

Nerve Surgery Success After Six Failed Back Surgeries

Failed Back Surgery Leads to Nerve Surgery Success Thomas came to see Dr. Tollestrup after he endured failed back surgery six times. His chief complaint is pain and paresthesia involving…
Back PainEducational VideosNerve Decompression SurgeryPiriformis SyndromeSciatica Pain / Piriformis SyndromeSuccess Stories
August 11, 2017

Nerve Compression Causes Severe Sciatica Pain

Nerve Compression Compromises Quality of Life Christine's sciatica pain is 100% gone after nerve compression surgery*. Christine suffers from multiple chronic pain issues stemming from nerve compression. These cover the…
Nerve Decompression SurgerySuccess Stories
June 1, 2017

Chronic Pain Eliminated by Nerve Decompression Surgery

Surgery Helps Patient Get Relief and Get Off Narcotics Look at that smile Five years ago, Raymond was in a terrible car accident. He was at a stop when his compact…
Patient's Husband urges friends and family to see Dr. Tollestrup who helped his wife overcome chronic nerve painNerve Decompression SurgerySuccess Stories
March 6, 2017

Patient’s Husband Expresses Gratitude After Successful Nerve Surgery

Two Successful Nerve Decompression Surgeries Prompts Urging from Patient's Husband Bill Botts wife Margaret had successful nerve decompression surgery with Dr. Tim Tollestrup to address two very distinctive peripheral nerve problems.…

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