The Case of Herman: Rejecting Doctors Orders

Case Study – The Case of Herman – Rejecting Doctors Orders


Herman, a fifty-five-year-old farmer, has come into the office of Dr. X complaining of an increase in the symptoms of a chronic problem. Herman, who has had a recurring history of low back pain, now presents with complaints of constant pain with movement or at rest, as well as intermittent episodes of numbness and tingling down his left leg.