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Daniel Hackett Had Spine Rehabilitation with Dr. Robert Watkins IV

I was so convinced I needed to have surgery but it turns out I did not. I had a consultation with Dr. Robert Watkins and all these things I had in my head about how I was going to deal with the whole situation were put to rest. He proposed another plan of attack.

Daniel Hackett

To be honest, when I went to the Marina Spine Center I did not know what was wrong with me. I hoped that the consultation would help me figure it out. I just knew that I had this constant pain and I was worried that it didn’t seem to go away, so that’s exactly what I told Dr. Robert Watkins. It turned out I had a stress fracture somewhere in my lower back which scared me a bit until he told me that the issue can be addressed without surgery.

To say I was relieved was an understatement. He presented to me a rehabilitation program that was going to strengthen my core and said that it is up to me and the efforts I put in to get better. I was happy I didn't need surgery. I was ready to do anything he demanded in order to get better in the way he envisioned. The team was there every step of the way to keep me informed and motivated.

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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.

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.

Uwe Krupp

Krupp was diagnosed with a herniation in his spine.