Spinal Champion Abby: A Teacher’s Tale of Pain-Free Retirement

The “Get Back To It” podcast exists to provide patient stories of hope for those dealing with back and neck pain. Each month, we bring you a new interview with someone who has overcome. Every story is different and we hope you see yourself or a loved one through the eyes of the patients we are privileged enough to speak with.

Car Accident Recovery

In this episode, National Spine Health Foundation CEO, Dr. Rita Roy, sits down with Spinal Champion, Abby W., to discuss her long journey to healing after a car accident. Abby, who had a 39 year career teaching kindergarten, underwent multiple spine surgeries and treatments before finding her current pain-free life.

So many individuals can relate to dealing with the repercussions of a car accident. Some common injuries from car accidents include:

  • Herniated disc
  • Whiplash
  • Fractures

In addition to recovering from her car accident, Abby also underwent a weight loss journey, which was helpful in her recovery. Today, she loves the active lifestyle she is able to live, thanks to the successful treatment she received. Tune in to hear Abby W.’s real story of healing and recovery below or on any podcast app.

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