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Real-Life Success Story of Chronic Pelvic Pain Patient Portrays Journey of Recovery and Healing
Date:1/29/2013

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 29, 2013

An inspiring 10-minute video has just been released by KevMed LLC, documenting a patient’s successful battle with debilitating chronic pelvic pain. Michelle Brown’s journey began in her late teens when her colon tore during surgery for a ruptured appendix, resulting in infection and adhesions (internal scar tissue), causing pain and bowel obstruction. With her condition worsening to include diagnoses of irritable bowel syndrome and fibromyalgia, Michelle, now 45, endured thirteen surgeries to remove adhesions and eventually a hysterectomy, all leaving her in ever increasing pain.

Trying all kinds of therapies, Michelle trekked across the USA and beyond to Germany, England and Mexico, to find specialists who could cure her chronic pelvic pain. Bladder pain and dysfunction required painful trips to the bathroom to urinate as often as 70 times per day, and at least hourly during the night, robbing her of much needed sleep. Bowel dysfunction from adhesions caused infrequent, extremely painful bowel movements, exacerbated by the side-effects of her many pain medications. Already limited in her ability to move without excruciating pain, the pain medications - costing between $300 and $1000 in out-of-pocket expenses monthly - also left Michelle lethargic and gaining 45 pounds. Michelle’s marriage suffered, as did her ability to drive, work, care for her two children, and lead an active, fulfilled life.

Michelle’s life changed in late 2010 shortly after enrolling in a clinical study being conducted by the International Adhesions Society to evaluate PainShield® MD, a novel wearable, non-invasive device delivering therapeutic ultrasound. Within just a few d
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