Amanda Gonyea’s Story Pain-free After Spinal Fusion

Amanda Gonyea’s Story: Pain-free After Spinal Fusion

Sword fighter Amanda Gonyea spent a year seeing physicians who said that her chronic back pain was caused by excess weight. The 48-year old woman lost 150 pounds, but the pain did not go away. A friend recommended that she see Dr. Joseph Morreale at the Center for Spine and Orthopedics (CSO). “I originally saw…

Bill Allen’s Story Free from Neck Pain after Total Disc Replacement

Bill Allen’s Story: Free from Neck Pain after Total Disc Replacement

Bill Allen works 70 hours per week in his lawn care business, building retaining walls and operating heavy equipment. Though he doesn’t recall a specific incident that triggered his neck pain, he knows that it started last spring. “It felt like I’d pinched a nerve on the left side of my neck, and I couldn’t…