For the longest of time my back hurt. There were days it hurt so bad I had to call in sick to work-I just couldn’t face it. More and more often, I ended up in the emergency room with pain that rocketed off the charts. Actually, it was the doctor who had seen me often at the emergency room that suggested I try the Physiatric Pain & Medical Rehabilitation Clinic run by Dr. Nwaogwugwu. I was skeptical, but it was my last resort. Most of the first month was devoted to dulling the pain with oral medicine and doing the X-rays and MRI’s that would determine the cause of my pain. After the diagnosis came the treatment: A series of three Epidural injections that completely and dramatically changed my life.
Why on earth did I never think of doing this before? I do not have to miss work anymore, I can sit comfortably at home and watch TV, I can get in and out of my car without difficulty and at bedtime I do not cry myself to sleep anymore.
The pain has completely gone! I am also doing physical therapy to strengthen the muscles in my back, to learn to stretch and relax them, and hopefully to keep the pain away permanently.
This miracle in my life I owe to the expertise and accurate diagnosis of Dr. Nwaogwugwu; a caring doctor who actually listens and understand and who works a little magic into his science.