Three and one half years ago I began to notice a jerking of my head. Usually my
head would pull to one particular side. It got worse and I also began to have
bad pains in my neck.
I went to my family doctor and he suggested that I see a neurologist. I went to
a neurologist that diagnosed me with Spasmodic Torticollis. For the next two
years this neurologist prescribed so much medication for me that it made me want
to sleep all the time. I had no desire to get out of the house or do anything
productive. My whole family was being affected by my condition. My quality of
life was like a living nightmare.
My husband insisted that I go to another neurologist for a second opinion. That
is when I made my first appointment to see Dr. Gwynn. He immediately began
injections and also began to cut back on all the medications that I had been
taking. Very quickly, I began to feel better and the jerking of my head had
Three months later I went for my second appointment to receive my second
injection. After that I was so much better. I was feeling like myself again. I
was getting out of the house every day and doing things that I had always
Last month I went for my three month check-up. Dr. Gwynn said I was doing so
well that he did not need to give me another Botox®
injection. At this time he
also took me off all medications.
We're not sure if there is a need for more Botox®
injections in the future. But
right now I am very happy to report that I feel like a new person and life is