Treating Pain Blog

Patient Stories

Patient Success: Feedback from Joe About His Road to Recovery from Chronic Back Pain

After many years of trying to self-medicate for his debilitating back pain, Joe finally did go see a doctor. But it was not a positive experience. He felt as though he was not listened to or respected. And he was still in pain.

So one day when an advertisement for National Spine & Pain Centers caught his eye, Joe decided to give doctors one more try. It proved to be completely different from his previous experience. “From the first time I went there, it has been great,” he says.

Joe met first with Physician Assistant Eric Huber. “Eric listened to me, answered my questions and explained everything,” he said. Then Dr. Cheryl Mejia was able to pinpoint the source of his pain and recommend facet joint injections that actually make it possible for him to enjoy watching his grandchildren run around in their superhero costumes.

Continue Reading Joe’s Compelling Story

Every treatment plan is different and Dr. Mejia and Eric worked with Joe to make sure that his pain was managed and that he understood everything they were doing. Click below to read Joe’s full story. If you’re interested in learning more about advanced treatments offered by our physicians, click here to request your appointment to see one of our pain management experts!

Click here to read Joe’s full success story