For 2 years l was in almost constant pain, and was advised by another physician to avoid surgery. I was fortunate to meet Dr Befeler who thoroughly explained all my options. I went forward with a hemi-laminectomy and the results have been astounding! The very first night I could tell the difference, and 1 month out I am pain-free. Thank you, so much Dr Befeler, and all the lovely staff at Brain2Spine Institute! You have made a profound improvement in my quality of life!!