PATIENT SUCCESS STORIES

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I lost 17 lbs. & 17 in. in 4weeks! I have struggled with my weight for “years.” I have tried all the diets, my most recent was Weight Watchers where I lost 15 lbs. but gained it right back within 2-3 months. I not only want to lose weight I want to make healthy food choices and want to maintain a healthy lifestyle. I currently take medication for acid reflux which has been a constant issue. I did not realize that digestive issues can cause weight issues so one of my goals for the program is to fix my acid reflux as well as lose weight and live a healthy lifestyle. I started the program at 190 lbs. and have been up and down for 10 years. I started the program around Thanksgiving and by the time Christmas came around I had lost 17 lbs. and 17 inches total! I am off my acid reflux medication as well! I feel that I have started to have a better relationship with food and have learned that my activity level and my carbohydrate intake go hand in hand. I have not hit my goal weight but now I have the tools to get me there on my own!

Starting Weight: 189 lbs.

4 Weeks into the program: 172 lbs. (lost 17 lbs. & 17 inches)

Program: 42-Day Medical Weight Loss with HCG & weekly B12 injections.


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Background: Michael is a 40-year-old male who originally presented to the office with lower back pain. He had attempted to pick up a couple of gallons of water and injured his back. During our first visit Mike reported that he had right hip replacement surgery in June 2010. He had some complications from the surgery that required a second surgery to the same hip. He needed additional screws inserted to hold the hip in place.

Mike was told that he would eventually need the left hip replaced as well! Mike wanted to do everything possible to avoid a second hip replacement before age 42, but did not think there were other options. He had his left hip replacement scheduled for September 15, 2016. Mike did have constant left hip pain when he came into the office, but his lower back pain forced him to seek treatment. He thought he was destined for surgery until he found out about stem cell therapy. Mike decided to give stem cell therapy “a try” hoping to push off surgery for just a few more years. Also during this time Mike needed to take 1500mg of Ibuprofen, per day, for pain relief!!!

Diagnosis: Severe superior narrowing of the left hip, with extensive subchondral sclerosis and cystic changes within the superior acetabulum and anterior superior femoral head. (Osteoarthritis – left hip)

Treatment: July 2016- 2cc’s of amniotic fluid therapy – left hip.

Result: Mike cancelled his left hip replacement surgery and does not take any more Ibuprofen! Mike went on vacation for 2 weeks after treatment and had no pain the entire trip!

Before Stem Cell: Left hip pain for 6 years.

After Stem Cell: Avoided hip surgery!

Program: One treatment of Amniotic Fluid Therapy & sporadic chiropractic / rehabilitation visits.


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Background: Brianna is a 29 year-old female who presents to the office with left hip pain and right knee pain. The hip pain started three years ago and the knee pain started seven years. She injured her knee during gymnastics and never had it evaluated. She remembers she landed awkwardly on her right leg and”popped” her knee out. She “popped” her knee back in place, the pain diminished but was never the same.

Due to the knee injury, she also developed left hip pain. The pain is worse when she “stops”, as long as she moves she does not feel any pain in the region. She self treats both of her injuries with herbal supplements such as turmeric. She works as a bartender and is on her feet for 13 hours per day.

Diagnosis: In order to properly evaluate the knee injury we needed an MRI. The MRI revealed the following: moderate diffuse partial ACL tear and grade II chrondromalacia patella.

Treatment: On September 12, 2016, Brianna received amniotic fluid therapy.

Result: Brianna was pain free in just two weeks! She was able to dance for the first time on November 14, 2016.

Before Stem Cell: Knee pain for 7 years.

After Stem Cell: No pain and was able to dance for the first time in 7 years.

Program: One injection of Amniotic Fluid Therapy


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Background: Thomas is an 84 year-old male who presents to the office with right hip pain and left knee pain that has been present for “years”. He has “tried everything” and nothing seems to help.

The knee pain prevents him from walking with his wife on the beach in Florida. They spend half the year in Massachusetts and half the year in Florida. For the past few years, he has not been able to take walks with her due to his pain. He even has pain when he gets out of his car and uses his left knee to transfer from a seated position to a standing position. Something as simple as getting out a vehicle hinders his life.

Thomas was told by an orthopedic surgeon that he was “bone on bone” and needed a knee replacement as well as a hip replacement. Thomas wanted anything but surgery!

Diagnosis: An x-ray revealed osteoarthritis in the right hip and left knee. He also had narrowed medial joint space and narrowed patellofemoral joint space in the left knee.

Treatment: November 2016- 1cc of amniotic fluid therapy – left knee 1cc of amniotic fluid therapy – right hip

Result: One month later, Thomas is able to walk with his wife for the first time in years!

Before Stem Cell: Knee & hip pain for years.

After Stem Cell: No knee pain, some right hip stiffness but able to do everything he wants!

Program: One injection of Amniotic Fluid Therapy & a rehabilitative program in-office for one month.


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I lost 14 lbs. in 11 days! I have always been a little bigger, heavier, big boned, chunkier, etc. I am always loved food but when I stop playing sports the weight started to really pack on. Next thing I knew I was over 250 lbs.

Due to a hectic work schedule that mostly has we working nights, I can never find time to exercise and eat better. When I met with Dr. Bill he informed me that one of the things that prevents people from losing weight is a lack of sleep. After our first meeting I started to take Melatonin drops.

Sleep, or lack there of, was not my only problem. Due to work and taking my kids to sports all the time I was constantly grabbing food at drive-through places. It was not uncommon for me to have Dunkin Donuts coffee for breakfast, McDonalds for lunch and then a normal dinner. I knew fast food was not good for me but I had no idea it caused digestion problems!

I have made some small changes to my diet and have already seen huge progress. I am confident that I will hit my goals weight by the end of the program. I am off to a great start.

Starting Weight: 271 lbs.

11Days into the program: 257 lbs.

Program: 42-Day Medical Weight Loss with HCG & weekly B12 injections.


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I lost 19 lbs. in 21 days! I have always been a yo-yo dieter. I am either “losing weight” or “gaining weight”. I don’t think there has been a time in my life that I have ever “maintained” a current weight for more than two months.

I am a 44 year-old male who does not have any major health concerns but I was feeling run down, sluggish and at times depressed. I needed a change. I met with Dr. Bill and the Cherry Street team about my weight struggles and they created a plan.

I started the program and in the first week I lost 9lbs! I was pleasantly surprised. I was nervous about the weekly B12 injections because I do not like needles but Dr. Cudihy was great. I was not sure the B12 was needed but after the second week I no longer needed my afternoon coffee! I started to have more energy and losing the weight motivated me to stay on track. The weekly weigh-ins and measurements also helped. It has been three months since I stopped the initial program and I have continued to drop more weight. I feel better and have much more energy.

Thanks Cherry Street!

Starting Weight: 245 lbs.

Ending Weight: 226 lbs.

Program: 21 Day Medical Weight Loss with HCG & weekly B12 injections.


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I was in a head on collision almost 13 years ago. My seat belt saved me but also damaged my back and neck. I have spent years in pain and have “thrown out my back” on a regular basis since then.

I have gone to back specialists, physical therapists, other chiropractors, you name it I’ve tried it! Most people suggest pain relievers, muscle relaxers and leaving my career as a stylist since I’m on my feet all day. Totally not the answer I was looking for!!! I started to throw my back out more frequently and and it was taking longer to heal.

My massage therapist  recommended Dr. Bill! She couldn’t say enough great things about him. I was feeling pretty defeated from my injuries by the time but I finally made an appointment. It was the best decision I have ever made!!! Not only has he been able to get rid of my pain 100% but he has also been working to correct my old injuries.

I am able to work out, work all day, and do my daily life with out pain and pressure or fear that my back is going to slip out!!! I felt an improvement the first week he worked with me and I have felt stronger ever since!!! I wish I met him sooner!!!! I have recommended a few friends that he has really helped as well!!!

He takes his time and really cares about your well being!!!  He has completely change my life in a positive way!!! Thank you Dr. Bill for everything you have done for me!!!

Before Care: Back and neck pain for 13 years following a motor vehicle accident.

After Care: I am able to work out, work all day, and do my daily life with out pain and pressure or fear that my back is going to slip out!

Program: Chiropractic & rehabilitation


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I was suffering from Spinal Spondylolisthesis… My experience with Cherry Street Chiropractic has been phenomenal. I had been experiencing lower back pain for several months. After a while, I realized it wasn’t something that was just going to go away. So I, like most people, did my research before going here. I read the reviews from previous patients of Dr. Nolan and the feedback seemed very positive.

I first sat down with Dr. Nolan and before performing any re-alignments and we discussed in details the ailments I had. From there, he was able to analyze my posture, check my hip/spinal alignments and take X-Rays. Throughout the whole process, Dr. Nolan was receptive to my concerns and was able to clearly and thoroughly explain how alignment issues can have an effect on the body. On my second appointment we sat down to analyze the X-Rays and discuss in more detail the issues I was facing. To be frank, I could not have gone to Dr. Nolan at a better time. I was informed that I was suffering from Spinal Spondylolisthesis and if I didn’t get it treated it would have only gotten worse. The diagnosis was clearly described to be, what it means, how it happens, how it affects my daily life, and courses of action for correction. From then, I have been working closely with Dr. Nolan weekly to correct my spinal alignment. Not only has he worked with me in person, I was provided with a detailed list of stretches/exercises I can work on at home to maximize the effects of the realignments.

On top of the positive nature, since I have started regularly going to Cherry Street Chiropractic I have seen a drastic improvement in my health. The back pains have been reduced if not extinguished, I am sleeping better, and I just feel like my overall health has improved.

Before Care: Back pain for months

After 3 Adjustments: The back pains have been reduced if not extinguished, I am sleeping better, and I just feel like my overall health has improved.

Program: Chiropractic & rehabilitation


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After suffering for months with back pain that woke me up every night, I finally decided to take action and called Cherry Street Chiropractic. I had visited one chiropractor before without much success, so needless to say, I was a bit skeptical. Upon walking into the beautiful office, Margaret greeted me with a genuine smile, instantly making me feel comfortable.

I met with Dr. Bill who carefully listened to my entire medical situation, asking follow up questions and truly getting to the root of the problem. After the evaluation and some x-rays, he confirmed his hunch that I had displaced ribs and also discovered underlying posture and spinal issues.

When I walked into Cherry Street, I was beyond frustrated. I was sleep-deprived, in almost constant pain (or at least discomfort), and simply worn down. Dr. Bill told me that he was putting together a whole plan to not only fix my current issues, but prevent it from coming back and halt the progress of damage that was being done. After two or three adjustments, I went from sleeping for 3-4 hours at a time to 7, and have already noticed an improvement in my posture.

I cannot recommend Cherry Street enough. Margaret and Ashley are lovely; friendly, concerned and understanding. Dr. Bill approaches each appointment with humor and honesty, and he is incredibly thorough and thoughtful. I credit everyone at Cherry Street with finally getting me to feel like myself again.

Before Care: Back pain and 3-4 hours of sleep at a time.

After 3 Adjustments: Improved posture, less pain and sleeping 7 hours.

Program: Chiropractic & rehabilitation


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Your posture is a window into your spine. The spine has a direct connection with your brain, spinal cord, and overall organ function. This relationship means that poor posture and spinal health will lead to an overall decrease in brain and organ function. Bad posture is a modern day health epidemic that is much worse than most people realize.

Dr. Roger Sperry, a Nobel Prize recipient, reports that the spine is the motor that drives the brain. According to his research, “90% of the stimulation and nutrition to the brain is generated by the movement of the spine.” Only 10% of our brain’s energy goes into thinking, metabolism, immunity, and healing. Sperry demonstrated that 90% of brain energy goes into processing and maintaining the body’s relationship with gravity (your posture).

Leaning or hunching forward, as demonstrated in the picture, can affect your lung capacity by as much as 30 percent. This decreased lung capacity does not allow your tissues or heart to receive oxygenated blood, which can lead to shortness of breath and heart and vascular disease.

Since many of us spend many hours per week on the computer it is important to use a proper ergonomic set-up. Email me a picture of your computer set-up I will make recommendations and send it back to you. My email address is drbill@cherrychiro.com. Have someone take a picture of you at your desk from the side and if possible the front and or back. Better posture leads to better health!


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