I was suffering from back pain and leg pain. I was told that I had spinal stenosis. Mr Akmal and his team explained the condition to me very clearly and showed me the scans. He made it very clear and unlike the specialists that I had seen previously who suggested major surgery, Mr Akmal was reassuring and gave me various options. I opted for keyhole surgery as a daycase. The operation was done according to plan. The hospital staff were all excellent and caring. I felt very well cared for throughout the process. It has been 6 weeks since the operation and the pain has disappeared. I have full mobility and have gone back to the gym. The operation was performed as a daycase without general anaesthetic ! I was previously told by 2 other specialists that I would need to stay in hospital for 3 nights. I can’t thank Mr Akmal and his team enough for such a fantastic service. I have since recommended my friend and a family member to The London Spine unit. My life has been changed and I look forward to being able to do all the things that I have missed out on for many years.