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March 19, 2012

From Wheelchair to Rock-Climbing in 3 weeks!

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Having gone to several doctors elsewhere without receiving answers, this previously athletic student, Nick, and his mom, Becky, arrived to Mayo Clinic. They were exhausted. Nick was bundled up in many layers and in a wheelchair. Five minutes into his first appointment, Dr. Phil Fischer diagnosed Nick with POTS and Autonomic Dysfunction. He started the three-week Pediatric Pain […]

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Tags: 5273, 5292, 5307, 5335, Autonomic Dysfunction, Becky, Dr. Barbara Bruce, Nick, Pain, pediatric, Phil Fischer, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome


August 25, 2011

Finally Diagnosed with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

After nine months of struggling with many dehabilitating symptoms and fighting for a diagnosis, Katie Mork came to Mayo Clinic in February of 2011. Within a half an hour, Dr. Marc Patterson diagnosed her with POTS. Listen to Katie’s testimony on the long struggle and the eventual relief upon receiving a diagnosis right away at […]

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Tags: 5306, 5335, Corrie Mork, Katie Mork, Marc Patterson, Mayo Clinic, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pediatrics, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, POTS


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