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My Story: Frank

My Story: Frank

A CT scan showed two bulging discs are touching my spinal cord. I am in horrible pain which gets worse throughout the day. These are in the thoracic region. I have had l-4 and l-5 fusion in 2015, and I find my pain medications are not working. My ambulation is very bad and I've frequently been falling. The CT scan shows these discs hitting the spinal cord was disregarded by the ER doctors. Should I go back to the emergency room for re-evaluation before I…

by Brittany Reis on October 13, 2017
My Story: Luisito

My Story: Luisito Batongbakal Jr.

When you're young and full of energy, you tend to take your health for granted. That's exactly what happened to me. I refused to listen to what my body was telling me. Big mistake. My back pain grew worse and worse with each passing day. It was at that point when I realized that my age had nothing to do with it. Unfortunately, I put my health on the back burner. It was only when my back pain persisted for several days when I finally…

by Brittany Reis on September 1, 2017