Spine Testimonials

  • Daniel Duzan

    Daniel Duzan

    Surgeon: Dr. Matthew R. Gerlach

    Reason for orthopedic care: Spine Care & Surgery


    “When you combine a great surgeon with a great device you get great results! “ Daniel Duzan is a 37 year old extreme sports fanatic.  When he’s not working, you will find him dual sport motorcycle riding and snowboarding with his lovely wife.  In 2014 Dan started experiencing pain in his neck.  Dan lived in […]


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  • Jane Cantrell

    Jane Cantrell

    Surgeon: Dr. Matthew R. Gerlach

    Reason for orthopedic care: Spine Care & Surgery


    “Dr. Gerlach is friendly, knowledgeable and straight-forward.  He is one of the best doctors I have ever seen.” Jane Cantrell exemplifies the John Muir quote, “The mountains are calling, and I must go”.  She loves camping so much that she lives in an RV with her husband of 17 years and their two shiatzus.   Living […]


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  • Erin Williams

    Erin Williams

    Surgeon: Dr. Matthew R. Gerlach

    Reason for orthopedic care: Spine Care & Surgery


    “There isn’t anything I wouldn’t try now.  I wish I would have done something sooner!” Erin Williams was a college athlete.  She played point guard for Rockhurst College, a DII school in Missouri.   During her junior year, her lower back started hurting.   She was diagnosed with a herniated disc between her 5th lumbar vertebra and […]


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  • Rod Lindemann

    Rod Lindemann

    Surgeon: Dr. Matthew R. Gerlach

    Reason for orthopedic care: Spine Care & Surgery


    Letter from a Spine Surgery Patient & Family Dr. Gerlach and Team, YOU AND YOUR TEAM ARE OUR HEROES!! My 80 year-old father, Rod, has been struggling with debilitating lower back pain for the past 3 years in rural northern California. My father has reached a point where he could not even take care of […]


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  • Kyle Snyder

    Kyle Snyder

    Surgeon: Dr. Matthew R. Gerlach

    Reason for orthopedic care: Spine Care & Surgery


    “I am 100% pain free and extremely glad I did it.  Dr. Gerlach is fantastic and all of the staff knows what they are doing.  I felt taken care of by a great team.” Kyle Snyder is a dedicated husband and proud father to 18 year old twins – a boy and a girl – […]


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  • Jackie Such

    Jackie Such

    Surgeon: Dr. Matthew R. Gerlach

    Reason for orthopedic care: Spine Care & Surgery


    Jackie loves the outdoors, but felt limited, “I didn’t want to be active because I had so much pain … I had pain all the way down the back of my leg to my ankle.” Jackie did her own research on Dr. Gerlach and quickly discovered that he is “whip smart.”  “Dr. Gerlach graduated at […]


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  • John McCutchon

    John McCutchon

    Surgeon: Dr. Matthew R. Gerlach

    Reason for orthopedic care: Spine Care & Surgery


    Lieut. Col. John McCutchon served as an Officer in the Army Airborne Infantry for 24 years.  “When I was in the army I injured my back, but I didn’t realize it,” John said.   “Due to the physical training the muscles did a lot to alleviate a lot of skeletal pain.”   When John retired in 2009 […]


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  • Alex Shelly

    Alex Shelly

    Surgeon: Dr. Matthew R. Gerlach

    Reason for orthopedic care: Spine Care & Surgery


    Alex Shelly is lucky to be alive, let alone walking. On July 5, 2014, Alex and her grandfather were vacationing with a group of friends at the St. Anthony Sand Dunes in Idaho. There were six riders spread across five off-road vehicles, two of the drivers were blinded by the sun and drove off a […]


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