Songporn Srinuan gave her doctor the green light to perform an operation to fix her herniated disc with the hope it would help alleviate leg pain and numbness she had been suffering for years. The situation, unfortunately, went from bad to worse right after she returned from the operating room.
"The numbness worsened after the surgery," recalled Songporn. "The operation just couldn't enable me to walk better. Worse, in the end I could not even do household chores. All my daily activities would lead to unbearable pain."
A native of Ratchaburi, Songporn blamed her suffering on an accident more than 10 years ago when she fell from a tree, combined with poor body posture. The 65-year-old visited both conventional and traditional Thai doctors but there was no sign of improvement.
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