TTS was approached by Attorney Michael Feldman from Jacoby & Meyers, LLP who needed help showing the injuries sustained to his client’s lumbar spine due to bus driver’s inattention while backing up, which subsequently caused L4-5 and L5-S1 disc herniations which required surgical repair.
Medical illustration of the lumbar spine injuries showing broad disc bulging at L5-S1 and central disc bulging at L4-L5, including the sagittal and axial MRI diagnostic images.
Surgical illustration detailing the steps of the first part of the posterior lumbar surgery with L4-L5/L5-S1 laminectomies, foraminotomies, and facetectomies.
Surgical illustration detailing the steps of the second part of the posterior lumbar surgery with discectomies, cage insertions, and rod/screw instrumentation.
Surgical illustration showing the steps involved in the spinal cord neurostimulator implantation; including the thoracic and buttock incisions, paddle electrode positioning, lead wires tunneled under skin and placement of generator implant in buttock pocket.