Stopping Richard’s spasms

In an instant, Richard Provost’s life changed. A fluke accident in his bathroom left him a quadriplegic. He suddenly needed to modify his life and adjust to a drastically new normal. On top of that, his muscles were rebelling with painful spasms that made it nearly impossible for him to accomplish daily tasks.

Instead of accepting the fact that he was no longer able to do the things he enjoyed, he looked for a solution. His care team at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) connected him with neurosurgeon, Dr. Ahmed Al Jishi to see if he was a candidate for a special device called a Baclofen pump. He was.

Watch Richard’s story below.

The Neuromodulation Program at HHS is growing. Click here to learn more about how they treat muscles spasms and chronic pain.