Veteran Sexual Trauma Survivor Returns with PTSD Breakthrough

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With 1 in 5 women in the military being a victim of sexual violence, it makes them 9 times more likely to develop PTSD. Past Doctors guest Debra is a symbol that survival is possible and she returns to share her inspiring story.

Earlier this season, the single mom shared that she was the victim of a sexual assault while serving which caused her crippling PSTD. She was also dealing with chronic pain in her lower back and hips and did not have a permanent home of her own. We enlisted the help orthopedic surgeon Dr. Brad Thomas, to help with her pain, and pain management specialist and anesthesiologist Dr. Eugene Lipov, to treat her PSTD.