Patient Stories

Connections Rewired — Neurologic Successes at CentraCare

Many great outcomes have been achieved by patients receiving care at CentraCare Neurosciences, whether they’ve experienced stroke, spine pain, a brain tumor or other neurological disorder. Here are some of their inspiring stories.

BruceAvon Man Suffering with Chronic Pain for Decades Undergoes Cervical Fusion, Reports Big Improvement

Bruce Schindler’s pain had accumulated over time after suffering from multiple car accidents and head injuries. He tried managing the pain with massage therapy, chiropractic work, exercise, physical therapy, injections and even over-the-counter pain relievers. His quality of life was suffering. He couldn’t volunteer, swim or drive anymore.

“I had this nagging neck ache all the time at the base of my neck and in my shoulder blade area … I was told I had arthritis and pinched nerves.”

Read Bruce’s story.

  • Two weeks after surgery, Zach received the news that his tumor was cancerous. Zach is thankful he can receive his follow-up care close to home
    Zach’s Story

  • “I knew the people who were caring for me — I wasn’t just a number,” said Red. “The care provided was first class. The pain in my leg was gone. I couldn’t imagine going anyplace else.”
    Red’s Story

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