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    Back to Life After Back Pain

    Back to Life after Back Pain

    When a member was reminded of the services and benefits provided to her through an email from 2nd.MD, she reached out for a second opinion about her local doctor’s proposed treatment plan of a lumbar decompression for her back pain.

    The member was paired with a top neurosurgeon who reviewed her proposed surgery and educated her about more conservative options. Since the member’s pain had improved, the 2nd.MD specialist suggested she discuss with her treating physician the possibility of foregoing the surgery.

    The member expressed appreciation for having the opportunity to consult with a neurosurgeon who, in her opinion, had a different insight from that of an orthopedic surgeon. She decided to cancel her surgery and pursue conservative options. 

  • Infant
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    Above and Beyond for Infant Son

    Haley was greatly concerned when her few-days-old infant son displayed symptoms of respiratory distress and lethargy. She was also concerned about possible seizure activity and the appearance of jaundice in his…

  • Back on Track
    Diseases & Conditions Success Stories

    Back on Track

    In 2018, Sarah was diagnosed by her pediatrician with exercise-induced asthma after a fainting episode at track practice. In a short period of time, Sarah experienced two more fainting episodes and…

  • hypoplastic left heart syndrome
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    Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

    Dawn, an expecting mother just 25 weeks pregnant, feared for the future of her unborn child when her baby was diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Her maternal-fetal medicine doctor explained…