Listening to the Patient: Angie Mayr's Story

UW Health neurosurgeons in Madison, Wisconsin, offer comprehensive consultation, evaluation and treatment of a variety of neurological and spinal disorders in adults and children.


Angie Mayr's Story


Angie Mayr quit smoking 26 years ago and used the savings to fund her passion, biking. But a back problem that started with numbness in her knees turned out to be lumbar stenosis, a narrowing of the spinal canal, that caused pressure on her nerves. She sought out Dr. Nathaniel Brooks, a UW Health neurosurgeon, for the information she needed to make the correct decision for her.