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Chiari Care Center Patient Testimonials

Each day we work with patients to help them improve their health and return to an active lifestyle. Not all patients benefit from surgery; some improve, but continue to have nagging symptoms. However, others note significant improvement in the quality of their life and some even report a whole new outlook on life.

It's wonderful when we hear from our patients after they have received treatment at The Chiari Care Center. Sometimes their stories come as personal notes and sometimes they are featured in their local media.

October 4, 2009: As featured in The Hutchinson News (Kansas), senior pastor at Westbrook Baptist Church Andy Addis, 38, tells how his Chiari I Malformation affected his life and about the changes since surgery. A separate article within this issue provides more details about the Chiari I Malformation with comments from Dr. John Oró. Read More>>>

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I am now 150 percent better than I was five years ago! - Donna Luetkemeyer

This surgery has given me back the youthfulness that I thought was lost! - Elizabeth Berdan

A miracle has happened in my life. I'm 1000 percent better! - Mark Lemmons

I feel wonderful and have not had a single headache since surgery! - Tiffany Clay

I really do feel I have a whole new lease on life! - Warren Mayer