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No pain is too tough to treat – See how these patients got their lives back!
View any of our patient stories below to learn about pain conditions and treatments. Chronic pain effects one in every five people but there is good news. You don’t have to live in chronic pain any longer. Dr. Ashraf Hanna can help you get your life back and live pain free. The greatest testament to our comprehensive approach to pain management is brought to you by our patients. These are their stories.
* Disclaimer: results vary
CRPS / RSD Testimonials
Dr. Hanna LIVE at the CBS 10 News TV studio with Guests Andrew Blumental and Charles Mattocks. Dr. Hanna talks about how IV Ketamine Treatments have helped treat CRPS for Andrew and Charles’ Mom. Dr. Hanna will be appearing on CBS LIVE the first Friday of each month at 9:00 am. * disclaimer: results vary and there are no guarantees
Bella Davis was diagnosed with CRPS / RSD in 2014 at the age of 10. Her condition was triggered by an ankle sprain while playing basketball. The pain increased to the point of not being able to walk. After several IV Ketamine Treatments with Dr. Ashraf Hanna at the Florida Spine Institute in Clearwater, Florida, her CRPS is now in remission and she is able to walk and enjoy life again. * disclaimer: results vary and there are no guarantees
Thomas Rice was diagnosed with CRPS / RSD in 2011 after complications from a foot injury resulted in severe pain. The pain level was so intense, he eventually could not walk. After trying multiple treatments, he visited Dr. Ashraf Hanna at the Florida Spine institute in Clearwater, Florida. Thomas’ CRPS was treated with IV Ketamine. His results are incredible, and is now able to walk again and is hoping for a full recovery. * disclaimer: results vary and there are no guarantees
An on-the-job injury in 2012 resulted in Laura Tramo’s right arm becoming unusable due to severe pain and muscle atrophy. She was diagnosed with CRPS / RSD and first tried heavy doses of pain medication. When the pain level did not decrease and the pain meds made her nauseous, she looked for a better treatment option. After meeting with Dr. Ashraf Hanna, she began IV Ketamine treatment with incredible results! * disclaimer: results vary and there are no guarantees
Lizzy, Dr. Hanna\’s patient had been diagnosed with CRPS / RSD in 2013 after a tetanus injection. Her symptoms were so severe, she couldn\’t walk and could not perform everyday functions. Dr. Hanna began IV Ketamine treatments for Lizzy and within a few sessions, she was able to walk and is on her way to full remission. * disclaimer: results vary and there are no guarantees
Laura Novak was diagnosed with CRPS / RSD in 2010 after an injury caused her to be in constant pain. After having IV Ketamine treatments, her pain level has been reduced from a 10 (on a scale from 1 – 10) to a more manageable level. She now has a much better quality of life and can take care of her daily needs. * disclaimer: results vary and there are no guarantees
After a car accident left Nancy Cotterman with a badly broken foot, she was diagnosed in 1998 with CRPS / RSD. Nancy was a pioneer in the IV Ketamine Infusion Treatment for CRPS / RSD pain. Nancy is now a patient of Dr. Ashraf Hanna and has had tremendous success with her treatments at the Florida Spine Institute in Clearwater, Florida. * disclaimer: results vary and there are no guarantees
Ashley Houston has full body CRPS, and had severe chronic pain and was bed-ridden. After receiving IV Ketamine Infusion therapy, she had a miraculous recovery and was able to walk and drive again. * disclaimer: results vary and there are no guarantees
Gabriel was found in a coma after having an adverse reaction to his medication. The coma left him with severe complications, resulting in a stroke. He was then diagnosed with CRPS / RSD and depression. He is now being treated by Dr. Ashraf Hanna with IV Ketamine Infusions and has had incredible results at Florida Spine Institute in Clearwater, Florida.
Karen Schoenberg discusses her CRPS / RSD pain management treatment and overall experience with Dr. Hanna of Florida Spine Institute. Karen was diagnosed with CRPS / RSD and had serious, chronic pain for 4.5 years and could not get any relief. Dr. Hanna suggested IV Ketamine Infusion therapy, and after treatment, Karen’s pain took a dramatic turn and is now on the way to full remission.
Sherry Johnson, Dr. Ashraf Hanna’s patient, suffered from severe CRPS/RSD for years. The pain was so intense, she was bedridden. After beginning IV Ketamine Infusion Therapy at the Florida Spine Institute with Dr. Hanna, her pain is reduced and she now has her quality of life back.
Natalia, Dr. Hanna’s patient, had been diagnosed with CRPS / RSD after an injury to her wrist. Her symptoms included chronic pain and multiple flare-ups in other parts of her body. Natalia began IV Ketamine treatments with Dr. Hanna and after a few sessions, the pain was completely removed.
Jacinta, Dr. Ashraf Hanna’s patient, suffered from severe CRPS / RSD pain for years. After trying multiple treatments involving high dose medications and a spinal cord stimulator she has found pain relief with IV Ketamine treatment at the Florida Spine Institute.
Fibromyalgia affects millions of people from all over the world. It can have many symptoms, including depression and low energy levels. CBS News featured a Fibromyalgia patient, Kathryn Barber, that had great results after being treated with IV Ketamine Infusion Therapy at the Florida Spine Institute by Dr. Ashraf Hanna.
Karen Mullins was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia after a car accident left her in severe chronic pain. Karen was one of the first patients in Dr. Hanna\’s clinical study for Fibromyalgia pain utilizing IV Ketamine Infusion Therapy. Her results are extremely positive and she now has a much better quality of life.
BS news visited the Florida Spine Institute in Clearwater, Florida to interview Dr. Ashraf Hanna and find out more about his breakthrough for treatment-resistant depression with IV Ketamine Infusion Therapy.
Dr. Ashraf Hanna discusses the Breakthrough treatment, IV Ketamine for PTSD and treatment-resistant depression. Dr. Hanna’s Patient, Pamela Williamson, speaks about her experience with PTSD and Depression and her IV Ketamine Treatments.
SPINAL CORD STIMULATOR Testimonials
CBS News Live TV with Dr. Ashraf Hanna And Guest Patient Miguel Hall Discussing Spinal Cord Stimulator Implants
Tampa, FL, Dec 4, 2015: — Dr. Ashraf Hanna and guest patient Miguel Hall discussing chronic back pain and sciatica treatments utilizing a spinal cord stimulator.
Kenneth Snyder injured his back in 1998 and was in severe pain. After years of powerful pain medication, he needed an alternative treatment. Dr. Hanna Suggested an innovative procedure – A spinal cord stimulator. After having the device implanted, Kenneth is no longer in pain and has his life back!
Miguel Hall had two fusions in his neck and lower back. He had constant, crippling pain and needed a walker and cane. After meeting with Dr. Hanna, a spinal cord stimulator was implanted and Miguel’s pain was reduced dramatically and he could enjoy life again.
LYME DISEASE Testimonials
PHANTOM LIMB PAIN Testimonials
Christopher Todd Maynard was involved in a horrific traffic accident in 2003 resulting in a broken neck, pelvis, jaw and a crushed arm. After his arm was removed, he began to experience Phantom Limb Pain. He tried controlling the pain with medication, but has had limited relief. He is now being treated with IV Ketamine by Dr. Ashraf Hanna at the Florida Spine Institute in Clearwater Florida and after only one treatment, his pain levels have been reduced from a 7 to a 1 on a pain level scale from 1 to 10.
RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION Testimonials
Prior to seeing Dr. Hanna, Mary Sullivan had immense pain and could not move her neck. Dr. Hanna performed a Radiofrequency Ablation treatment that reduced Mary’s pain and allowed her to move freely and gave her mobility.
Sherry Johnson was diagnosed with Lichen Sclerosus and had skin lesions that were not healing. Sherry began IV Ketamine Infusion therapy, and now her LS is in remission and her lesions have healed.