Spero Clinic & Dr. Katinka van der Merwe Featured On
Teen crippled by ‘world’s most painful condition’
Source: news.com.au, Hannah Paine
“When Stella Artuso injured herself playing sport at age 12, she thought the worst of it would be a sprained ankle—but instead the injury would trigger a condition that left the Brisbane teen feeling like her ‘veins are on fire’ almost five years later.”
Dr. Katinka van der Merwe on CBS News
Source: 3TV/CBS 5 “They take their own life because they feel so alone and they’re in so much pain,” Hansen said.
Kayla Hansen had a small incident at her work that turned into chronic pain. CBS news reports on how Dr. Katinka is helping her overcome her chronic pain.
Albany Times Union News On Dr. Katinka’s World-Wide Reputation For Research And Treatment of CRPS
Source: Times Union reports on Gemma Bianchi’s struggle with CRPS.
“I loved my life — and in one day, it flipped completely upside down.” She states. At the clinic she reported a reduction in pain. “I witnessed miracles there,” she said. “She took people who had been wheelchair-bound for months or even years and got them walking again.”
Positive Reports After Two Years Of Suffering
Source: The Sacramento Bee, a daily newspaper published in Sacramento, California, reports on Dr. Katinka giving hope to chronic pain sufferer.
Tommy Haack experienced debilitating chronic pain for over two years. At one point it is reported that he was unable to even wear pants or walk without pain. Dr. Katinka recommended an experimental treatment which Haack responded positively towards.