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Unconventional Physical Therapy Program Helps Manalapan Man Regain Mobility

By |2019-07-17T12:06:20-04:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

Joe Holden isn’t a quitter. After six spine surgeries and countless hours of traditional physical therapy in eight years, the Manalapan resident still needed a wheelchair to get around. For Joe, that wasn’t living. Joe suffers from spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the spinal canal that puts pressure on [...]

Joining Forces to Create a New Center for Family-Focused Care

By |2019-07-15T16:12:14-04:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

The Greater Freehold community now has a convenient new option for receiving coordinated, family-centered health care with the opening of the Freehold Family Health Center at 597 Park Avenue in Freehold. This state-of-the-art center now houses the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) Family Medicine Residency Program at [...]

Teen Wrestler Motivated to Get Back on the Mat After Orthopedic Surgery

By |2019-07-17T15:51:22-04:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Julia Schleuss was a trailblazer when she joined the boys’ wrestling team at Wall Township High School. However, when she broke her collarbone during a match this winter, she was concerned that she might never wrestle again. Julia, 16, decided in eighth grade that she wanted to join the [...]

Knocking Down Parkinson’s Disease with Boxing

By |2019-07-17T11:56:50-04:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

While Tony Yodice isn’t from Philadelphia, he feels like Rocky Balboa twice a week. The 79-year-old Monroe resident is fighting the effects of Parkinson’s disease through boxing—and he’s winning. Tony was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease five years ago after noticing tremors in his hand. Parkinson’s disease is an incurable [...]

Neuromodulation Therapy: Blocking Pain Signals in Those with Chronic Pain

By |2019-05-22T15:12:02-04:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

Some people living with chronic pain may struggle to complete even the simplest activities of daily living, impacting their quality of life. A relatively new therapy—neuromodulation—can greatly alleviate discomfort for chronic pain sufferers. Neuromodulation works through implantable devices that deliver gentle electrical impulses to the spinal cord or peripheral [...]

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