Sometimes, the traditional medical approach isn’t enough. The Osteopathic Center boasts a wide variety of success stories from patients who found an answer in alternative and osteopathic medicine when traditional options left them confused, disheartened, and even hopeless.
Through the employment of cutting-edge therapies and treatments at the Osteopathic Center, we were able to address many difficult-to-diagnose and complicated-to-treat illnesses. In most cases, we were able to completely restore the health and ideal lifestyle of the patient.
Browse through some of the most notable testimonials from a wide variety of patients who have visited our offices and experienced a dramatic improvement in the quality of their lives. We hope you can be our next success story!
After multiple efforts with various practitioners, Mr. Sumner came to see us at the Osteopathic Center. Sumner’s severe back pain was coupled with severe instability in his lumbar spine; pain traveled down his legs. We performed 2 stem cell treatments 3 weeks apart, and 2 weeks later he was able to return to his full, rigorous workout routine.
After fifteen ruptured discs and three major back surgeries, Dean continued to suffer from chronic back pain. His quality of life had fallen to the point that standing was only possible for a few minutes at a time. He began to have debilitating cluster headaches that left him bedridden. After visiting Dr. Goddard at the Osteopathic Center and receiving comprehensive treatment including prolotherapy, his quality of life has greatly improved, and he is now pain-free and able to enjoy life again!
As a care provider with a background in traditional medicine, Matt was reluctant to try anything different than conventional methods of treatment. But when surgery was recommended after his condition worsened, weakening his arm and further increasing his pain, he decided to visit Dr. Goddard for prolotherapy and PRP. After these treatments, combined with acupuncture and manipulation, he achieved a total resolution of symptoms. Later, when a sports injury left him with a torn meniscus, he immediately came to the Osteopathic Center for a similar treatment. He was again able to avoid surgery and is back to an active, pain-free lifestyle.
An avid tennis player, Linda began having localized pain due to plantar fasciitis, as well as knee, hip, and back pain. Her discomfort made it difficult for her to walk, let alone lead the active lifestyle to which she’d become accustomed. Dr. Goddard recommended and administered PRP injections enriched with stem cells, which alleviated the pain in each of the locales. She can’t help but sing praises for both the treatment and Dr. Goddard’s expertise.
James had suffered from ongoing, severe, and incapacitating back pain that rendered him unable to walk without having to stop to rest. He’d tried conventional treatments and found them to become increasingly less effective. After visiting the Osteopathic Center and receiving PRP therapy, he is able to walk, sit, and stand without pain.
Will began to notice an increase in the amount of pain in his hip and low back area, radiating down his leg – a sign of sciatica. As a pharmaceutical sales rep, this debilitating pain increasingly interfered with his job. After visiting Dr. Goddard, he received a diagnosis that allowed him to understand the underlying cause of the pain, along with an osteopathic manipulation that would cure it. Since the symptomology was recurring, Dr. Goddard recommended PRP treatments that have effectively resolved the cause of the pain.
Steve is an avid musician whose very livelihood was at stake when he developed crippling pain in his elbows, shoulders, and wrists, in addition to the onset of carpal tunnel syndrome. After a conventional diagnosis, medical doctors recommended surgery without the guarantee that he’d ever be completely rid of the pain, let alone back to full functionality and the ability to perform. After he visited Dr. Goddard and received a series of stem cell injections and prolotherapy treatments, he was not only able to avoid risky and unnecessary surgery, he is pain-free and didn’t have to endure rehabilitation.
No stranger to alternative medicine, Billy used a strict vegetarian diet to stop the onset of juvenile diabetes. He’s continued his passion for health into a career as a personal trainer, and sends his injured clients directly to Dr. Goddard. Most recently, a hamstring tear lead him into the clinic, where he learned more about his own mobility and how to prevent and treat injuries, in addition to receiving an effective manipulation that cured his pain in half the time it usually would.
An avid athlete – a distance runner, cyclist, obstacle-course challenger, and bootcamp enthusiast – May had experienced a transient, nagging injury that made it difficult to participate in the activities she enjoyed the most.
She had visited more than a few specialists who recommended nerve blocks, pain medications, and other treatments that merely masked the pain instead of getting to the root cause of it. After visiting Dr. Goddard, she not only is pain-free due to a specialized PRP and prolotherapy regimen, she also more comprehensively understands the functionality of her body and how to avoid injuries in her vigorous lifestyle.
As a trainer and gym owner, Manning is constantly being asked for professional advice about injury and mobility issues. However, after his own positive experience at the Osteopathic Center, Manning now refers almost all of his clients with injuries to Dr. Goddard. Manning is no stranger to pain himself as a result of multiple back injuries, and risky back surgery was recommended more than once. Manning understands the necessity of finding comprehensive alternative treatments like those offered at the Osteopathic Center.
Matt had many experiences with conventional medical doctors and was advised to get surgery for his shoulder injury. However, as a physical therapy student, he decided to explore more options and investigate alternative treatments. Through a combination of stem cell, PRP, and prolotherapy injections, coupled with osteopathic manipulation, he was able to achieve a dramatic recovery.
As a professional baseball player for the Chicago White Sox, Adrian Nieto has very little opportunity for downtime. When he strained his groin muscle to the point of a partial tear, he got a recommendation for surgery. He decided to explore other possible options for treatment. After a visit to Dr. Goddard and subsequent prolotherapy treatments, he was able to return to baseball almost immediately afterward.
Alexandra’s quality of life was being undermined by an increasing pain level due to a recent diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis. At the Osteopathic Center, she began a regimen of specialized IV treatments which resolved her pain. She also notes a major decrease in stress levels and a renewed outlook on life because she discovered how to deal with this disease without dangerous and expensive medications.
Andrew was leading an exhausting lifestyle of long workdays and night classes, and he had a desire to stay fit and active in his spare time. He discovered specialized IV therapies through the Osteopathic Center and noted a huge improvement not only in his physical wellness, but also his energy and strength levels.
Brian injured his ankle and visited two physicians who both recommended surgery. Brian started his own research and was led to the Osteopathic Center for stem cell injections that helped resolve his condition and allowed him to return to doing what he loves.
After waking up with a sore throat and suspecting she was coming down with a seasonal illness, Cynthia decided to try ultraviolet blood irradiation (UBI) combined with an IV therapy boost, and noticed results immediately. Cynthia works at the clinic and recommends UBI for any acute condition, and high-dose vitamin C for any condition that could benefit from an immune system boost, ranging from chronic fatigue to a typical upper respiratory infection.
James has adopted wellness as a way of life. He visits The Osteopathic Center as part of his commitment to keep himself in the best health he can be in. An ongoing feeling of well-being coupled with the ability to tackle the challenges of everyday life is of paramount importance to James, and he’s found that with his personal wellness plan, he’s able to achieve his goals.
Javier has been a patient of Dr. Goddard’s for two years and before visiting the clinic, he had serious issues with low back pain. With the ongoing use of PRP injections, Javier has restored his quality of life and his back injury has improved immensely.
After spending the majority of her life dealing with debilitating migraine headaches, Jessica decided to visit the Osteopathic Center. We recommended craniosacral therapy. Jessica has noticed an ongoing improvement in the duration and severity of the headaches, and hopes to reduce them to the point of nonexistence.
Jose habla de como empezo su terapia intesiva con el IV y de como su desempeno y rendimiento atletico mejoro de manera sustancial tras haber recibido tratamientos continuos.
Lory struggled with a mysterious array of symptoms, ranging from blackouts, seizures, memory loss, and behavioral issues. After several extended stays in the hospital, she was finally referred to the Osteopathic Center where it was immediately discovered that her symptoms were due to heavy metal toxicity. She began chelation therapy and after about three weeks, she noticed a major improvement in her behavior, memory, and seizure activity.
Marilyn’s life was overwhelmed with the symptoms of fibromyalgia, including lack of sleep and anxiety. After spending weeks bedridden, she decided to visit the Osteopathic Center and received IV chelation therapy for heavy metal toxicity. Her life has improved exponentially and she’s able to enjoy it without pain and anxiety again.
An NFL player, Nick has dealt with a spectrum of injuries. His PRP treatments at the Osteopathic Center resulted in an almost immediate improvement after each injury. He also has noticed a major benefit in functionality and prevention of injuries by receiving regular alignments and therapies.
A martial arts enthusiast, Ori enjoyed fitness most of his life until an injury that left him with a bulging disc in his low back. He visited countless doctors, receiving confusing diagnoses and prescription pad “treatments” like muscle relaxers and painkillers. When he finally visited Dr. Goddard, he was surprised to hear a physician recommend a more holistic approach, and received an aggressive, full-spine PRP treatment. He has noticed a decrease in overall pain and a marked increase in mobility. He plans to continue treatment with Dr. Goddard.
Marcerena and Edwin took a test administered by the Osteopathic Clinic and were surprised to find that heavy metal toxicity was a major issue for both of them. They are big believers in preventative medicine, so they underwent chelation therapy as well as IV boost therapies for prevention of disease and improvement of overall well-being.