Dr. Barrows, one of DISC's anesthesiologists, had three back-to-back spine operations at DISC in the past year. Dr. Bray removed a sizable herniation from Dr. Barrows' back in the first procedure, initially alleviating the anesthesiologist's nerve pain. However, after a few weeks without pain, Dr. Barrows was suddenly struck with a bout of intense, debilitating nerve pain.
In his interview below, Dr. Barrows explains how the experience gave his career a new meaning to himself. Going from doctor to patient, he developed a new appreciation of just how powerfully DISC enhances peoples' quality of life. At DISC, we treat our own.
ARTICLE CATEGORIES: Patient Stories, Anesthesia
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discmdgroup DISC Sports and Spine Center (DISC) is one of America’s foremost providers of minimally invasive spine procedures and advanced arthroscopic techniques. Our individually picked, highly specialized physicians apply both established and innovative solutions to diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate their patients in a one-stop, multi-disciplinary setting. With a wide range of specialists under one roof, the result is an unmatched continuity of care with more efficiency, less stress for the patient, and a zero MRSA infection rate. Read more articles by discmdgroup.