Patient Stories

Marida F. | Scoliosis Patient

Everyone who helped take care of me was amazing! It wasn’t always easy but overall it was SO worth it, I feel like and look like a whole new person! Read More...

Margaret S. | Severe Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Lawrence Lenke...recommended a total back reconstruction and fused my vertebrae from my thoracic spine to my sacrum. This procedure consisted of two operations, five days apart, and has been a splendid success. I am quite active now and walk three to four miles a day to keep fit. I feel so blessed to have finally found Dr. Lenke. He has given my life back to me. Read More...

Marcia B. | Scoliosis Patient

It was obvious since my teen years that my back was crooked. Over the years, I had periodic episodes of back pain that were treated with bed rest, physical therapy and medications. It wasn’t until about 2001 that back pain ... Read More...

Lynne W. | Scoliosis Patient

My life has always included physical activity. I grew up in Southern California and participated in high school sports as well as swimming, surfing, and beach volleyball. I received a scholarship to attend Southern Illinois University as a basketball player, and it was during my pre-season orthopedic exam that the team physician discovered my scoliosis. Read More...

Lynne B. | Scoliosis Patient

The last comment I would like to make is how grateful and appreciative I will forever remain to Dr. Lenke and his extremely capable and caring colleagues and staff. I received excellent care both in a medical and personal sense. My husband and I are always treated with the utmost respect and concern. I cannot sing their praises enough! My warmest thanks to all of you. Read More...

Kayla J. | Patient

After Dr. Lenke did my surgeries I was laid up for a while, but now I’m doing great. I can breathe so much better than before. I stand up so straight and feel so great. I really hope this helps you to not be so nervous! Read More...

Jessie M. | Scoliosis Patient

Jessie is happier and has so much more confidence. Dr. Lenke—I could never thank you enough for all you have done for my child. You saved his life and I am forever grateful to you and your staff. Read More...

Hannah B. | Pediatric Scoliosis Patient

After the surgery, she truly looked like my beautiful little girl! I could see her face because she could hold her head up again. Her clothes fit so well, and she can use her left arm again. It took about 6 months but she can sit on her own again and drink out of her cup. Everyone that knows her says she seems happier! Read More...