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MyNDTALK – Backbone - Dr. Volker Sonntag

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MyNDTALK – Backbone - Dr. Volker Sonntag

On a beautiful spring morning in 1989, neurosurgeon and spine expert Volker Sonntag was just finishing rounds at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. At that same moment sixteen miles away, a hard-charging boy named T, J  veered his bike into the path of a speeding pickup truck. The impact all but killed the boy, leaving him with a shattered leg, severe internal injuries, a massive blood clot near the brain stem, and--but for the fragile spinal cord--a complete separation of the skull from the spine." Listen to Dr. Sonntag's extraordinary efforts to save this little boy...and so many others...

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