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Meet A Doctor Who Is A Grandma And A Fighter For Chronic Pain Patients
Saturday 16 June 2018
Meet a Doctor Who is a Grandma and a Fighter for Chronic Pain Patients
Let me tell you a little secret. Part of how we have tried to grow the National Pain Report is to continually search for important voices. Sometimes they are patients or loved ones who have a story to tell. And sometimes it’s a doctor.
Let me introduce you to Dr. Debbie Nickels Heck from Muncie, Indiana. She was a woman who went to medical school in her 30’s, is a mother of three, a grandmother to seven and a woman with some very strong opinions about the environment in which chronic pain patients are being treated.
So I reached out and said…”hey can we chat?”
She said sure.
Then I didn’t follow up…realized a couple of weeks later I hadn’t and reached out again.
I sent her the following questions:
Pretty basic, right?
What I received in a response was the following: (I decided not to edit):
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