DISC Sports & Spine Center Shares Journey of “Champion Care” Pole Vaulter Brad Walker on His Road to London 2012
Walker Recovers from Back, Neck and Pelvis Injuries to Vie for Gold in the London 2012 Olympic Games
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2012
DISC Sports & Spine Center (DISC) today released a story chronicling two-time World Champion and London 2012 hopeful Brad Walker on his journey to the London 2012 Olympic Games. The latest “Champion Care” athlete video being debuted by DISC, Walker´s story details his assent as the world´s best pole vaulter, North American record holder and six-time U.S. pole vault champion whose career nearly ended due to a crash that injured his pelvis and ruptured a disc in his back. For Walker, who was already dealing with a disc bulge in his neck, the new injuries added even more strain and put his future success in jeopardy. After undergoing minimally invasive back surgery (microdiscectomy) at DISC, he had a successful 19´ jump to win the elite Pole Vault Summit in January and is a gold medal favorite for this summer´s Olympic Games.
DISC will continue to roll out stories of its “Champion Care” athletes, including track and field stars Jenny Adams, Brianna Glenn and Lolo Jones and BMX rider Mike Day. The previously released videos of swimmers Eric Shanteau and Jessica Hardy can be found here:
As part of its sponsorship of these athletes, DISC will continue to play a vital role in their success stories through complimentary top-quality medical care, an immense benefit when premium health care costs are often exorbitant. The “Champion Care” athletes have access to an elite medical team, a range of integrated services and a world-class facility in which they can both recover and train. In addition, each athlete has received a stipend to help cover training expenses.
About DISC Sports & Spine Center
As an official medical services provider of the United States Olympic Committee , DISC Sports & Spine Center (DISC) is one of America´s foremost providers of minimally invasive spine procedures and advanced arthroscopic techniques. Dr. Robert S. Bray, Jr. founded DISC with the vision of delivering an unparalleled patient experience for those suffering from sports injuries, orthopedic issues and spine disorders. DISC´s individually picked, highly specialized physicians apply both established and innovative solutions to diagnose, treat and rehabilitate their patients in a one-stop, multi-disciplinary setting. With a wide range of specialists under one roof, the result is an unmatched continuity of care with more efficiency, less stress for the patient and a zero MRSA infection rate. For more information, contact DISC at 866.481.DISC or visit http://www.discmdgroup.com.
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