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Adam Graves Had Lumbar Discectomy with Dr. Robert Watkins III

To be able to continue to play, I had to have surgery. It’s no fun, but my options were limited and I wasn’t going to give up playing. I simply treated it like any other issue that needed fixing. I have to say, though, that I owe a lot to Dr. Watkins III.

Adam Graves

I found out that I had a herniated disc in my lower back after a bad collision on the ice. After the injury, my lower back was sore and there was this sensation of numbness going down my left leg. I had a consultation with Dr. Robert Watkins III and he told me that the problem was with a herniated disc located in my lower back that due to my recent incident on the ice was pressing on a nerve in my spine and causing me all that pain.

Dr. Watkins informed me that it would be best if I had surgery to remove the disc since not doing so would soon interfere with my ability to keep playing. So I had the operation and it was all over sooner than I thought it would be. I applaud the staff at the Marina Spine Center. They were great.

More Patient Testimonials

Beverly R.

Beyond a chance to express my gratitude for Dr. Melamed.

Jonathan Q.

I had my herniated disc procedure performed by Dr. Watkins.

Henry T.

Our patient had a back procedure performed by Dr. Robert Watkins IV.

Jodi C.

No more pain in Jodi's lower back thanks to Dr. Watkins Jr.

Rob N.

Successful spine surgery performed by Dr. Watkins Jr.

John D.

"Zero pain after a triple laminectomy with Dr. Robert Watkins III."

John Booty

The doctors said it was something they had to do.

Dave Ball

I needed to trust the process.

Daniel Hackett

I thought I needed surgery in order to fix myself. I didn't.

Trevor Pryce

Trevor Pryce had surgery to remove a disc fragment.

Randy Johnson

Randy Johnson received his third surgical procedure.

Kyle Turley

I had worked with Dr. Robert Watkins before.