Guest Column, Health and Wellness

Losing Our Faith in Healthcare System

Today, the day has finally arrived for Jim to have the epidural injection that will, hopefully, relieve him of the sciatica pain that he has been experiencing since he fell and broke his pelvis in April. It has become so bad that he is barely able to get around, even with his walker.
I’ve lost so much faith in our healthcare system over this past year. Despite the disabling pain, Jim has had to wait over four months to even see a neurosurgeon to be evaluated, and then another month before the epidural could be scheduled. During that time . . .