With locations throughout New Jersey and New York, IGEA Brain, Spine & Orthopedics is a highly sought-after practice for patients in need of spine surgery. One of those patients is NJ resident Orlando Cueto, who is a retired driver and was referred to us when his back pain and difficulty walking would not respond to chiropractic treatment. Here, we take a closer look at Orlando’s success story and how our spine specialists can help patients in similar situations.
From Difficulty Walking to Regaining Mobility
Orlando’s story begins when he first started experiencing trouble walking. At the time, he was routinely seeing a chiropractor, but his condition was not improving. “One day, the chiropractor watched me as I came out of the elevator – I was dragging my left foot and holding my arm to my waist. I couldn’t put my arm down,” Orlando explains.
At his next visit, the chiropractor met with Orlando and let him know that he thought he should see a spine surgeon. “He told me he couldn’t do anything for me that would help my condition,” says Orlando. “After seeing the spine surgeon and doing an MRI, I was referred to Dr. Ciro G. Randazzo at IGEA Brain, Spine & Orthopedics.” After meeting with Dr. Randazzo, it was revealed that Orlando had disc issues in both his cervical and lumbar spine. “He told me, ‘you need surgery yesterday,’” recalls Orlando.
Surgery was the most viable treatment plan for Orlando, who first underwent a cervical disc procedure in June 2017. That successful surgery was followed by two lumbar disc procedures, which also yielded positive results for his condition. His procedures were followed by physical therapy to help Orlando regain strength, improve mobility, and prevent future re-injury.
“When I first came to IGEA Brain, Spine & Orthopedics, I couldn’t walk, and Dr. Randazzo got me walking,” says Orlando. “After these surgeries, I’m feeling very good – I’m grateful for everything Dr. Randazzo and the team have done for me.”
Spine Surgery at IGEA Brain, Spine & Orthopedics
Orlando is just one of countless patients who have found success with IGEA Brain, Spine & Orthopedics. He was referred to us thanks to our proven track record, commitment to high-quality care, and in-house expertise in treating a wide range of spinal conditions, including:
- Adult and adolescent scoliosis
- Cervical and lumbar degenerative disc disease
- Cervical and lumbar herniated discs
- Cervical and lumbar spinal stenosis
- Chronic back pain
- Vertebral fractures
- And more
“The doctors at IGEA Brain, Spine & Orthopedics are all very professional and nice people. They take great care of you,” adds Orlando. “I would refer them to anybody – if you need surgery, go to IGEA Brain, Spine & Orthopedics.”
Learn More about Spine Surgery in NJ and NY
Serving the tri-state area of NJ, NY, and Connecticut, IGEA Brain, Spine & Orthopedics performs spine surgery at multiple convenient locations throughout NJ and NY. Our team of experts is standing by to provide an accurate diagnosis and help you on the path to a successful recovery. For more information, contact us today.