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Delta Spinal Care

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11720 Old Ballas Rd., Suite 2
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Phone: 314-725-3358
Fax: 314-725-1733

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Tuesday7:15am3:00pm
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Friday7:15am3:00pm
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Loss of Muscular Control                               St. Louis, MO

Donte, 23-

Before Thanksgiving in 1996, I was helping at my brother's football practice. I was tackling them and playing scrimmage without any pads on. My dad told me to stop before I got hurt, but I told him I wasn't going to get hurt. I got hit in the back with a helmet while running. It did not hurt at that time and I ran the ball in for a touchdown.

Three weeks later I was singing in the choir at church and the back of my left leg started hurting. I went and sat through the rest of the service. While the service continued my lower back started cramping around where I got hit. My dad and a deacon put some ice on it, but it kept hurting. The next week it started getting worse and spread into my left leg. I went to the sports clinic and was told that I pulled a hamstring. I was put on muscle relaxors and pain killers, but they did not help.

Three weeks later my right leg started cramping too. I went back to the doctor and I was treated with heat, told to stretch my legs and continue the medication. After a month there was no improvement and in fact it got worse. It got so bad that I couldn't go to school for the rest of 8th grade. I couldn't even go to my graduation.

I was supposed to go to Riverview Gardens High School, but it didn't happen. I had a year of home school and then started to have trouble walking. My legs were stiff and jerked around and I had to crawl everywhere. Soon I couldn't crawl or write. I went to Children's Hospital where they injected my legs with botulism. They loosened up for a week and then went right back to the same. Eventually I ended up in a wheel chair and was diagnosed with a behavior disorder. I was put on psychoactive drugs, which messed with my head.

I started getting my spine corrected in February of 2002. It felt good! I felt like I could get up and walk. I had more energy and could go out more to concerts, movies, and the mall. I can now walk without a wheelchair and hardly even use a walker. I am close to being finished with my GED and got to go to the prom last year without a wheelchair. I want to go this year without a cane or a walker.

Once I got corrected my workouts and therapy got easier and started helping more. I am to the point where I can run and my calves are starting to get bigger and stronger. Now the Maryville basketball coach wants me to play with them next fall once I get my degree from Rankin Technical University.

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Such a pleasant and professional office. They have advancements in technology and practice that helped my condition so much in just two visits! Dr. Flory really knows his field. I would definitely recommend this facility to everyone with pain, because you don't have to live with it. Just go to Delta Spinal Care and you will give yourself the best chance to heal and get your life back!

- Jennipher B. / Creve Coeur, MO

Office Hours

DayOpenClosed
Monday11:00am7:00pm
Tuesday7:15am3:00pm
WednesdayClosedClosed
Thursday11:00am7:00pm
Friday7:15am3:00pm
SaturdayClosedClosed
SundayClosedClosed

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Creve Coeur, MO 63141
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