Donor Spotlight

Darrin Bauer, grateful patient

Speedy MRI provides detailed images

Early one morning I woke up and just couldn't get out of bed; the pain in my lower back was so bad. It was scary.

X-rays showed I had what they thought was degenerative disc disease and arthritis in my back with a bulge in the spine. Some back injuries that aren't caught quickly and treated right can become permanent; so I stayed off work, started on medication to ease the pain, and waited for the MRI that my doctor felt was the next step to take.

I didn't have to wait long. Just a week after they contacted me with the X-ray results I was in for my MRI. I was shocked it happened so fast.

The MRI confirmed what the X-rays had shown-but with much better detail. Hopefully, with the help of the medication I'll be able to do my job properly. We'll see how it goes.  

Posted Monday, October 5 2015

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