Purification Tejeda, a patient suffering from extreme pain from carpal tunnel syndrome, described how she benefitted from the support of an early intervention clinic: “I was so scared about the impact it would have on my personal working life. I was given the right diagnosis, treatment and care very quickly and this helped to take away my unbearable pain. Thanks to this clinic, I can go back to work again. Work is so important to me. It makes me feel useful and responsible. I feel alive again.”
Watch Purificación Tejeda’s full story on fighting her condition and work disability:
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