4 years of college. 3 ½ years of grad school. A 5 minute phone call from a doctor changed everything. Eric was finally done with school and had everything going for him. A great job in San Diego, a ton of friends around him, and the active lifestyle he always dreamed of. Young people aren't supposed to get tumors, but he did: A golf-ball sized brain tumor between the brain stem and the cerebellum. Reversal: When a Therapist Becomes a Patient is a compilation of journal and personal blog entries by a single, young, active male physical therapist that was diagnosed with a brain tumor. It chronicles his experiences when the tables were turned and he became a patient to the people he used to work with.
Follow his unique journey from the shocking diagnosis, the weeks before the surgery, the mysterious Radiation therapy, the lengthy rehab process, to his triumphant return to "normalcy"! Essays are included from family and friends that describe their personal experiences with having a loved one face these monumental challenges. The chapters and essays are popular song titles that correspond to the experiences of the authors. These songs are available as the "Reversal book soundtrack" iMix on iTunes. Discover the strategies one man used to fight the impairments of his brain tumor and consequent treatments.