Success Stories

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

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September 3, 2021

Peripheral Neuropathy Pain Relieved with Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Julie suffered from Peripheral Neuropathy pain for more than a decade. She tried many different treatments ranging from the standard to the bizarre. At the end of her rope, she…
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August 9, 2021

Why Peripheral Nerve Surgery is the Only Option to Relieve Most Nerve Pain

Many patients with nerve pain waste months even years trying treatments such as injections or physical therapy. In reality surgery is usually the only way to get permanent relief.
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July 2, 2021

Peripheral Neuropathy Is Not A Progressive, Incurable Disease Process

Dr. Tollestrup explains how he developed a simple, surgical solution to help patients overcome pain from Peripheral Neuropathy. Transcript: The common current understanding about peripheral neuropathy is it's a progressive…
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June 30, 2021

If You’re a Diabetic, This Is What You Should Know About Neuropathy

If you’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes or have had it for a while, an important part of your care is understanding the complication of diabetic neuropathy (new-ROP-uh-thee). Diabetic neuropathy…
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June 8, 2021

What does Dr Tollestrup do during Peripheral Nerve Surgery?

In this FAQ video, Dr. Tollestrup explains what he does clinically during peripheral nerve surgery. Even though only a handful of surgeons worldwide are trained to perform peripheral nerve surgery…
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June 3, 2021

What Are The Types Of Peripheral Nerve Injuries?

Learn about the many kinds of peripheral nerve injuries that can affect one nerve or many nerves and how Dr. Tollestrup can help.
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May 18, 2021

Peripheral Neuropathy Pain Healed

Watch Kathi's story to learn how Dr. Tollestrup helped her overcome Peripheral Neuropathy pain and enjoy her active lifestyle.
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February 25, 2021

Should I Get Surgery For My Foot Neuropathy?

Surgery for your foot neuropathy may be the answer instead of ignoring your pain. Dr. Tollestrup can help with your peripheral neuropathy.
Dr. Tollestrup explains how he gives permanent relief with peripheral neuropathy.Educational ArticlesPeripheral NeuropathyVideos
October 13, 2020

Permanent Relief From Peripheral Neuropathy with Dr. Tollestrup

In this Facebook Live video Dr. Tollestrup discusses how he can offer patients with Peripheral Neuropathy permanent relief with Peripheral Nerve Surgery. If they have nerve compression the success rate…
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August 17, 2020

Injured Veteran Gets Relief with Nerve Surgery

Michael tried for years to get relief through the VA for his injured foot. None of his doctors could come up with a clear diagnosis, telling him he would have…
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June 20, 2020

Why There Are So Few Peripheral Nerve Surgeons Who Focus on Chronic Pain?

  Dr. Tim Tollestrup is one of only a handful of chronic pain focused Peripheral Nerve Surgeons worldwide. In this video blog he explains why Peripheral Nerve Surgery is such…
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June 2, 2020

Raising Awareness for Peripheral Nerve Surgery as a Treatment for Chronic Pain

Patients with chronic pain deal with frustration in addition to their suffering, There is a pervasive lack of understanding about how to treat chronic pain. in this video blog, Peripheral…
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May 12, 2020

Chronic Pain Relief Patient with Multiple Peripheral Nerve Problems

Over five years, Dr. Tollestrup performed multiple nerve decompression and denervation surgeries on Gail including a piriformis muscle removal. Dr. Tollestrup calls her one of the most complex patients he…
Peripheral NeuropathySuccess Stories
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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August 29, 2019

Young Teen Gets His Life Back with Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Brennan's story is one of the most powerful we have shared. In the prime of his life, this young athlete could barely walk after groin hernia surgery. During that surgery,…
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August 6, 2019

Peripheral Nerve Surgery for Migraine Headaches

Migraine Headaches Relieved After Years of Suffering Dana suffered a peripheral nerve injury when she was four years old. As a result she had excruciating Migraine Headaches for her entire…
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July 8, 2019

Nerve Surgery for Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral nephropathy is one of the most common types of peripheral nerve disorders. Conventional wisdom in the medical community considers it to be progressive and incurable. But that's just not…
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December 11, 2018

Peripheral Nerve Surgery for Patients with Chronic Pain

Dr. Tollestrup in His Own Words on Helping Those with Chronic Pain Dr. Tollestrup explains how peripheral nerve surgery is a new field of surgery focused on helping patients with…
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December 11, 2018

Chronic Pain Patients Thank Dr. Tollestrup for Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Peripheral Nerve Surgery Helps Those with Pain Feel Better Patients of Dr. Tim Tollestrup describe how he changed their lives through peripheral nerve surgery. Frank was addicted to opioid medication,…
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December 11, 2018

Failed Back Surgeries Lead to Successful Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Lydia’s Story – Failed Back Surgeries Lead to Successful Peripheral Nerve Surgery Lydia suffered from pain in her leg, hip and low back. Two back surgeries did not help. Then…
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December 11, 2018

Nerve Surgery Changes April’s Life

April's Nerve Surgery Success Story April, a patient of Dr. Tim Tollestrup, tells her story about how nerve surgery helped her get back to living the life she wanted with…
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December 11, 2018

James’s Peripheral Neuropathy Success Story

With Peripheral Neuropathy Pain Gone James was at the point where his peripheral neuropathy pain was so bad that he could not get out of bed. After 30 trips to…
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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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March 20, 2018

Decompressing Brachial Plexus to Relieve Pain of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Debilitating Pain from Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Ladonna came to see Dr. Tollestrup for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and evaluation of pain, paresthesias, and motor weakness involving the right shoulder girdle and…
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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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July 26, 2017

New Life for Husband and Wife Thanks to Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Two for One Patient Success Stories Patsy and Michael Slate both had successful peripheral nerve surgery for two very different pain problems. Treating spouses is a common occurrence in Dr. Tim Tollestrup's…
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July 15, 2017

Nerve Graft Offers Solution for Patient with Peripheral Nerve Damage

Peripheral Nerve Damage Sidelines Susan Susan is back to square dancing thanks to surgeries by Dr. Tollestrup to repair peripheral nerve damage.* Susan is a patient of Dr. Tim Tollestrup’s.…
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June 26, 2017

Peripheral Neuropathy Cured by Nerve Surgery

Peripheral Neuropathy Sidelined Young Mother April Anderson is representative of the millions of patients who suffer from symptoms associated with peripheral neuropathy. April was in such bad shape that she…
Nerve Decompression Surgery helps about 89% of patients with peripheral neuropathy.Peripheral NeuropathySuccess StoriesVideos
April 20, 2017

Peripheral Neuropathy Pain Healed After Nerve Surgery

Barbara Beats Peripheral Neuropathy Thanks to Nerve Decompression Surgeries Barbara is a 75-year-old woman who came to see Dr. Tim Tollestrup because of peripheral neuropathy symptoms. The 75 year old…
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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…
Nerve Decompression Surgery with Dr. Tollestrup can help eliminate migraine headaches.Educational ArticlesPeripheral Neuropathy
November 29, 2016

When Should I Have Peripheral Nerve Surgery?

Often, Dr. Tim Tollestrup takes time to answer questions commonly asked by patients. In this post, he discusses when it may be the right time to have nerve surgery: One…
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March 17, 2013

Dr. Tollestrup One Of Four Peripheral Surgeons in United States

Timothy W. Tollestrup, M.D., one of four Peripheral Surgeons in United States, graduated from the University of Utah’s School of Medicine. Prior to this, Dr. Tollestrup also received a Master’s…

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