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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Patient Profile: 60-Year-Old Farmer in Nepal

This patient had been experiencing incapacitating pain for six months due to tuberculosis of the spine that caused a fracture of the vertebrae in the thoracic region of his back. The erosion of vertebrae pushed on his spinal cord, causing pain that made it impossible for him to work or even perform the most ordinary [...]
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Patient Profile: 22-Year-old Male in Nepal

We are always happy to share good news when equipment we have donated has been used to ease suffering! Recently, Dr. Dipak Maharajan reported on a 22-year-old student who had been experiencing low back pain for one year. He had difficulty walking from an old stress fracture in his spine that dislocated his lumbar spine, causing [...]
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