The Mother-Daughter Duo that Won’t Let Pain Get In Their Way

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Meet Mickey & Jaiden Schultz

  • How Mickey contacted Myokinetix to seek advice for her daughter Jaiden’s pain. She was directed to bring her daughter to Natty at Myokinetix for physical therapy, having previously worked with Mickey for her own injuries.
  • How Jaiden’s physical therapy was covered by the school’s insurance with the recommendation of Natty from Myokinetix, which allowed Jaiden to become our patient, following in her mother’s footsteps.
  • How Jaiden was determined to remain active despite her injury and how Myokinetix devised a customized treatment plan to address her pain and allow her to continue her active lifestyle

During a recent summer, one of our patients, Mickey Schultz, got in touch with us about her daughter, Jaiden. We had been working with Mickey due to her injuries, which were debilitating enough for her to stop working out altogether. So, when her daughter started to experience pain, Mickey approached the owner of her gym, who is a friend of hers. She asked the owner what he thought she should do about her daughter’s pain, and he immediately told her that she should see Natty at Myokinetix for physical therapy. 

But, unfortunately, Mickey’s insurance stopped her from bringing Jaiden to our facility because they wouldn’t cover her care. So, Jaiden and Mickey started working with her school’s athletic trainer to find her relief. During one of their sessions, the athletic trainer offered some advice, “Hey, I know a great person you should go see to help Jaiden with her pain. His name is Natty from Myokinetix.” So, with the second recommendation, the school’s insurance covered Jaiden’s physical therapy, and she became our patient, just like her mom!

But Jaiden’s case was different than her mother’s in that she wasn’t willing to stop movement altogether. For Jaiden, there was just no way she would stop being active. At Myokinetix, we meet our patients where they are, so we formulated a plan to treat Jaiden’s injury and relieve her pain while still allowing her to keep moving and stay active. 

Finding this middle ground to help our patients recover from pain while still preserving their quality of life is what we do best. Your rehabilitation should always be specially tailored to your needs, and no two paths to recovery are the same, even for people in the same family. If you have special circumstances surrounding your care, we’ll work with you to find the best way to improve your overall wellness so that you can live your life with no restrictions.

Hear about Mickey’s perspective as a parent of a patient and a patient herself at Myokinetix. Watch the full video here:

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