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cranberry farmer Guy Gottschalk standing a cranberry bog
January 20, 2019

Sharing Mayo Clinic: Spinal cord stimulator sparks a journey to better health

After years of chronic back pain, Guy Gottschalk was not optimistic that he would ever find relief. But a visit to Mayo Clinic not only significantly reduced his pain, it gave him the motivation to make important lifestyle changes that dramatically improved his health. When he had his first appointment in Mayo Clinic's Division of Pain Medicine, Guy Gottschalk was oppressed by disabling pain. He was 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighed 300 pounds. Chronic back pain prevented him from walking more…

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