Complex patient: Many obstructions, resections and surgeries – open heart, colostomy, hernia, mesh, cancer. Fear of eating; severe intercourse pain.
Caribbean judge: her appendix burst causing peritonitis, severe infection, severe adhesions, many bowel obstructions, intestines adhered ‘like a ball’.
Crohn’s Disease; 20 surgeries to small intestine and resections over 14 years.
Over 10 surgeries; adhesions from each affecting multiple abdominal organs.
South Pacific Research Scientist facing ‘extinction’ due to recurring obstructions. A beautiful and dramatic story of one life saved when he traveled halfway around the world for treatment.
Skeptical nurse of 20 years developed adhesions long after radiation therapy for cancer. Before therapy, she had life-stopping pain, 3 to 6 small bowel obstructions a month, was afraid to eat. “Great results” from our therapy, education, and home program.
National TV News Anchor was having bowel obstructions due to adhesions from prior surgeries. She speaks about how she progressed daily, and her surprise that no doctor had ever warned her of post-surgical adhesions.
A nine-year-old boy was run over by a school bus that split his pelvis open like a book and nearly tore his leg off. Because he developed severe adhesions after eleven surgeries for fractured pelvis and to re-attach the leg, he began having multiple small bowel obstructions. His mother talks about the compassion, care and results she found at CP – what treatment was like for her and her son, and the many positive changes they noted after treatment.
Ulcerative colitis: pain and bowel obstructions started after her colon was removed. She and her spouse talk about their experience with post-surgical adhesions, results with CP, her new knowledge of adhesions and how to self-treat at home.
“These people have saved my life.” Given a 20% chance to live, he was hospitalized 69 days in a medically induced coma, then underwent 32 more days there after surgery for recurring bowel obstructions. Doctors said “nothing will stop this from happening again” but CP is changing that perception and saving lives.
Aortic aneurysm surgery caused adhesions that started recurring small bowel obstructions and how CP treatment stopped the recurring cycle of surgery, adhesions, more surgery.
After being bed-ridden for 10 years and unable to eat solid food for eight, Gwynn knew she had to find a non-surgical solution for her pain and recurring bowel obstructions. Hear her remarkable story of fighting to get her life back and make sure she would be able to be a part of her grandchildren’s life.