Two years ago, I had a life-changing experience when I slipped and fell on an icy deck. I was in excruciating pain and my daughter insisted that I go to the hospital, where I was later diagnosed with having a severely herniated disc. To make matters worse, I was already suffering with a tear in my rotator.
Since then, I had been living with chronic pain twenty four-seven. I use the term "living" loosely because I really wasn't living, I was merely existing, going through the motions and trying to get through each day. It's incredulous how a simple fall can turn your world completely upside down!
Everyday activities were a struggle. I had trouble walking, sitting was very uncomfortable and stairs were out of the question. Surgery was not an option because it was considered too risky. Physiotherapy and chiropractic care provided only temporary relief and the pain medication I had been prescribed left me feeling like I was in a permanent fog.
Before the accident, I had always considered that I led a fairly active life, taking for granted the everyday things we do like going for a walk or playing with the dog. Now I was unable to work for several months and I had resigned myself to a life of pain. Needless to say, this was a very dark period in my life.
About three months ago, out of shear desperation, I made an appointment at the Pain Relief Clinic. Having already tried everything else, I felt I had nothing to lose. I was immediately impressed. They took the time to listen and find out what I'd been going through and was a wealth of information, explaining my situation in terms that I could understand. The team of wellness professionals set up a treatment program and went to work.
I was completely blown away! In just a matter of weeks of receiving Matrix Repatterning Therapy, Low Level Laser treatments and a home exercise regimen, my life was transformed! I'm now off the pain medication, I'm able to walk normally again, my shoulder is pain-free and I have regained my range of motion.
Like many of you who are reading my story, I've always relied on the mainstream healthcare system and did not understand the other forms of therapy available. I certainly never considered that I'd ever feel so passionately about something that I would feel compelled to share my experience in the media. I truly believe that the team at the Pain Relief Clinic has given me my life back! I only wish that I'd discovered The Pain Relief Clinic two years earlier.