Our patients searched far and wide to compare the best solutions from around the world. By personality they are savvy, headstrong and independent, and did not settle for the first medical opinion they received. They share their photos and videos, so everyone can see what having spine treatment overseas is really like.
All patients in this section are part of our support network, available to talk with approved candidates. They carry our flag because of what we did for them in their time of need.
John is a healthy and active 70-year-old from Auckland, New Zealand. He first contacted us in mid-2019 for a second opinion after being advised locally for a spine fusion, which he wanted to avoid if possible. We guided John through our remote assessment process to ensure our surgeons received all the correct diagnostics they needed. […]
The video above contains footage of Jason’s actual surgery (beginning at 19:46). Meet Jason Wimmer, a 48 year old building inspector from Melbourne, Australia. He and wife Hilary live on a large acreage and enjoy their outdoor lifestyle with their family of six. His spine journey began after an outdoor accident in early 2017. […]
Steve is a healthy and active 64-year-old from Florida in the USA. We caught up with him for an interview just eight days after his OLIF spine surgery in Thailand. Steve contacted Spine Connection in mid-2019 looking for an extra opinion for his painful lower back. He had tried all means of physiotherapy, injections […]
What started as an ache in Mike's lower back soon progressed to the feeling of electric shocks running down his legs. He had to give up skiing, running and other outdoor activities. Watch his story here...
Savant contacted 15 doctors in 7 countries after multiple previous spine surgeries didn’t help him. See why he chose Spine Connection and ONZ Germany. On the first day we met he arrived with a walking cane, and we assisted him every step of the way.
Fabian is 45 and lives in Sydney, Australia. His lower back pain began in mid-2015 and quickly progressed. Later that year, his local neurosurgeons told him he wasn’t a candidate for surgery, and to continue with physiotherapy.
After already leaving Texas (USA) for a Total Hip Replacement in Germany, Carmen was no stranger to their high level of orthopaedic care. This time she made the journey for Artificial Disc Replacement (ADR or TDR) with Dr. Bernd Illerhaus.