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Share this video Facebook Twitter Email The JourneyThe StoriesTipWatch videos by "Journey" through each diagnosis or by "The Stories" of each contributor involved!Introduction Expand for videosBack Pain Introduction 04:19Discovery Expand for videosBack Pain: When did it start?03:18Back Pain: It changes your life03:53Sleep and Back Pain02:53Meeting the Back Surgeon: What to expect04:03Diagnostics: The testing process03:27Surgery: What was your ‘aha’ moment02:47Treatment Expand for videosAlternative Treatments03:28Physical Therapy: Strengthening your core!03:20Pain Management03:34Preparing for Surgery02:53Back Surgery: Laminectomy02:00Back Surgery: Microdiscectomy04:05Back Surgery: Lumbar Fusion05:47Side Effects Expand for videosBack Surgery: Getting discharged03:07Going Home: The long road back03:51Surgical Recovery: Microdiscectomy & Laminectomy03:24Surgical Recovery: Lumbar Fusion03:33Pain Medication: Use as directed03:16Physical Therapy: Slow and steady04:39Support & Communication Expand for videosWorking with Your Medical Team03:00Dealing with the Workplace: Ease into it!03:32Managing Expectations04:00The Mental Game: It’s a challenge04:11Sex and Back Surgery03:49Caregivers: It Goes Both Ways04:36Life after Back Pain03:15Andy, 62 PatientAndy's Full Story16:28Andy’s Discovery03:59Andy’s Treatment01:32Andy’s Side Effects06:26Andy’s Support and Communication04:43Bruce, 49 PatientBruce's Full Story13:23Bruce’s Discovery05:45Bruce’s Treatment01:07Bruce’s Side Effects03:02Bruce’s Support and Communication03:42Carey, 56 PatientCarey's Full Story13:36Carey’s Discovery02:38Carey's Treatment01:02Carey’s Side Effects10:54Carey’s Support and Communication07:06Dr. David Chang, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon Orthopedic SurgeonDr. David Chang's Full Story18:14Dr. David Chang on Discovery10:04Dr. David Chang on Treatment08:16Edward, 50 Patient Edward's Full Story 11:04Edward’s Discovery03:32Edward’s Treatment01:09Edward’s Side Effects02:49Edward’s Support and Communication03:47Dr. Hillary J. Fausett, MD, Pain Management Pain Management Specialist Dr. Hillary Fausett's Full Story15:21Jan, 73 PatientJan's Full Story13:47Jan’s Discovery02:48Jan’s Treatment01:08Jan’s Side Effects04:42Jan’s Support and Communication05:22Jon, 26 PatientJon's Full Story08:29Jon’s Discovery03:28Jon’s Treatment00:59Jon’s Side Effects04:11Julie, 45 PatientJulie's Full Story12:44Julie’s Discovery04:15Julie’s Treatment02:51Julie’s Side Effects04:14Julie’s Support and Communication01:39Melissa Lo Acupuncturist Melissa Lo's Full Story11:08Melissa Lo on Discovery03:36Melissa Lo on Treatment07:37Michael, 29 PatientMichael's Full Story13:07Michael’s Discovery04:38Michael’s Treatment01:03Michael’s Side Effects02:22Michael’s Support and Communication05:18Patricia, 62 PatientPatricia's Full Story14:10Patricia’s Discovery03:40Patricia’s Treament04:00Patricia’s Side Effects01:42Patricia’s Support and Communication05:01Peter, 68 PatientDr. Peter Rosen's Full Story15:27Dr. Peter Rosen’s Discovery03:42Dr. Peter Rosen’s Treatment02:11Dr. Peter Rosen’s Side Effects05:43Dr. Peter Rosen ‘s Support and Communication04:02Randy Bauer Physical TherapistRandy Bauer's Full Story12:46Randy Bauer on Discovery04:32Randy Bauer on Treatment03:22Randy Bauer on Support and Communication05:00Shawn Bond Orthopedic Spine Physician AssistantShawn Bond's Full Story 16:15Shawn Bond on Discovery02:43Shawn Bond on Treatment01:53Shawn Bond on Side Effects06:34Shawn Bond on Support and Communication05:17Stephanie, 55 CaretakerStephanie's Full Story12:54Stephanie on Discovery05:53Stephanie on Treatment01:24Stephanie on Side Effects02:33Stephanie on Support and Communication03:17Thaddeus, 65 PatientThaddeus's Full Story17:25Thaddeus’s Discovery04:24Thaddeus’s Treatment08:44Thaddeus’s Side Effects01:56Thaddeus’s Support and Communication02:36Tim, 60 PatientTim's Full Story15:02Tim’s Discovery05:48Tim’s Treatment02:29Tim’s Side Effects04:20Tim’s Support and Communication02:39Dr. Robert G. Watkins III, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon Orthopedic SurgeonDr. Robert Watkins III's Full Story19:50Dr. Robert G. Watkins IV, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon Orthopedic SurgeonDr. Robert Watkins IV's Full Story 23:52Dr. Robert Watkins IV on Discovery06:36Dr. Robert Watkins IV on Treatment09:19Dr. Robert Watkins IV on Side Effects04:22Dr. Robert Watkins IV on Support and Communication03:48 Advertisement Video Description Watch as our patients and orthopedic surgeons talk about how to approach getting back to workplace post surgery. Contributors in this video Andy Watch Now Bruce Watch Now Edward Watch Now Jan Watch Now Peter Watch Now + 2 more Tim Watch Now Dr. David Chang, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon Watch Now Tip These are contributors featured in this video! You can click them to view their stories! 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