Case Studies

Case Study 1

32 y.o. female was involved in a motor vehicle accident.  She had complaints of severe headaches, “jumpy" vision.  Her doctors attributed her complaints to “cervical radiculopathy". She subjected herself to cervical epidural injections for relief but to no avail.

She sought care with our providers and she was triaged through our specialists. Our specialists determined that she suffered a traumatic brain injury.  She was sent out for a brain MRI. Brain MRI results came back positive. Patient underwent therapy with our specialists for her visual deficiencies caused by her TBI.

With the medical evidence, her attorney was able to obtain $100,000 settlement from the defendant.

Case Study 2

30 y.o. male was walking through a crosswalk when a car turned right and struck him.

He sought care with our specialists and xrays were ordered to rule out fractures. Patient showed signs and symptoms of concussion. He was referred to our TBI specialists .  Patient’s attorney was able to obtain $250,000 settlement for the patient within 6 months.

Case Study 3

38 y.o. male was a driver of a vehicle that was T-bone when going through the intersection.  He was referred to our specialists due to continued pain.

He received therapeutic pain management injections in the time span of 8 months with no significant improvement. Our specialists ordered a special MRI and findings revealed a 5.66 mm disc bulge compared to a 2.5 mm disc bulge found on the 1st MRI.

Patient was recommended anterior interlaminar interbody fusion.  He received the surgery and obtained great pain relief after surgery.

Case Study 4

26 y.o. female patient presented with 10/10 main in cervical spine. Cervical MRI was within normal limits.  Cervical spine range of motion revealed excruciating pain. Patient sought care with our specialists because her treating doctor was not able offer her any treatment other than prescription pain medications which patient declined.

Our specialists suspected ligamentous injury and sent her out for special testing.  Results of the special test showed

Damage to the posterior longitudinal ligament is indicated by an anterolisthesis at C2 on C3. Damage to the interspinous ligament is indicated by a separation between C2-C3 spinous processes.

Damage to the anterior longitudinal ligament is indicated by a retrolisthesis at C4 on C5.

Damage to the capsular ligament is indicated by gapping of the facet joint at C6-C7 bilaterally and C7-T1 bilaterally.

Damage to the capsular ligament is indicated by intervertebral foraminal encroachment of the facet joint at C5-C6 on the right, C6-C7 bilaterally, and C7-T1 on the right.

Our specialists was able to identify her injuries and she was recommended cervical facet injections for pain relief.