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:

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February 19, 2020

Ten Years of Nerve Pain Healed Through Peripheral Nerve Surgery

William suffered for 10 years and tried every treatment imaginable to relieve nerve pain in the left perineal area. Finally, a doctor near his hometown of Washington D.C. referred him…
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February 10, 2020

Lucy’s Long Healing Journey to Overcome Piriformis Syndrome

Lucy saw three spine surgeons and three neurologists for the pain and numbness in her buttocks and legs. None of them could diagnose let alone treat her effectively. After hearing…
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July 19, 2019

Pain After Toe Amputation Resolved with Nerve Surgery

For decades, Shelby suffered through unsuccessful surgeries and finally a toe amputation. Doctors continued to believe the pain stemmed from a musculoskeletal problem. Finally she found a doctor who didn't…
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May 16, 2019

Superficial Peroneal Nerve Pain

Daniel had horrible pain in his ankle radiating to the top of his foot that he rated at a level 10! After surgery to properly treat his Superficial Peroneal Nerve…
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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…
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March 28, 2018

Surgical Nerve Decompressions Relieve Peripheral Neuropathy Pain

Nerve Surgery for Peripheral Neuropathy Pain James was in so much pain from Peripheral Neuropathy that on some days he couldn't get out of bed. Then he met Dr. Tim…
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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…
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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…
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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,…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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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February 10, 2017

Family Affair: Mother and Daughter Get Relief from Peripheral Nerve Pain after Surgery with Dr. Tim Tollestrup

Like Mother, Like Daughter - Nerve Pain Relief Thanks to Dr. Tollestrup Dr. Tim Tollestrup performed surgery on a mother and daughter suffering from peripheral nerve pain caused by peripheral nerve…

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