Erin’s Story

I am grateful for the care I have received from Summit Orthopedics.

Graphical text: Summit Stories, overlaying a collage of patient-submitted images

Where do I begin? I have a couple of Summit Orthopedics stories. My first one was from a few years back when tripped down my basement stairs and landed on my ankle in a bending position. I went the Summit on a Saturday morning (walk-in) and I was immediately taken care of. I did a number on my foot and ankle causing me to be in an air cast/boot for my entire summer. The doctor that treated me was very caring and took the time to explain to me what my injury was and how to recover.

My second story is that I suffer from Occipital Neuralgia. The pain I go through from Occipital Neuralgia is nothing I would wish on my worst enemy. There are times when I go through reoccurring episodes, which I call “spiraling” out of control, which is very debilitating for me. I am on several different medications while I wait months for the insurance company to approve a Radio Frequency Branch Block. I am currently going through this depressing spiral of constant pain. However, because of the amazing doctors and physical therapists (Dr. Sabers, Allison Booth, and Tom Dhal) they have given me some pain relief, comfort and hope!

I am grateful for the care I have received from Summit Orthopedics.

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