Items Tagged ‘Chronic Pain’

August 15, 2016

Seamstress Moving and Sewing Again After Complex Spine Surgery for Scoliosis

By Ali Skahan Ali Skahan

At the young age of 12, Kimberly Kimmons was diagnosed with scoliosis. Sadly, her family didn’t have the resources to have it properly addressed, which lead Kim down a road of fighting through the pain as her condition continued to worsen. Eventually Kim had to give up her active lifestyle and began struggling to sit […]

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Tags: Bones Joints & Muscles, Chronic Pain, Visiting Mayo Clinic


July 11, 2016

Desperate for Relief From Pain, Teen Wanted His Foot Amputated. Today, He’s Back on Both Feet

By Ali Skahan Ali Skahan

At the young age of 16, Connor Bleakly asked his father for something you wouldn’t expect most teenagers to ask for: a foot amputation. After struggling with chronic pain in his left foot his entire life, Connor was ready to let it go. But his dad, David, convinced him to give it one last shot […]

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Tags: Bones Joints & Muscles, Chronic Pain, Physical Therapy & Rehab