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Colorado Chiari Institute Patient Highlighted on Fox31

Medical Center of Aurora August 16, 2017

"Kristie Richardson is recovering from brain surgery, after she was diagnosed with Chiari Malformation Type 1. Chiari  is a defect of the brain or skull, that causes a crowding at the base of the skull and a variety or neurological symptoms.

For the mother of four from Aurora, her symptoms began earlier this year. "I was falling a lot. I had lost my hearing in my left ear. My eyes felt like they were pushing out of my head because I had so much pressure," she said. Her short term memory was so bad that one day she couldn't remember the way home from work."

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Colorado Chiari Institute

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