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Seeking a Pain-Free Knee: Knee Replacement Surgery Relieves Long-Term Pain for Freehold Man

By |2024-05-10T08:42:24-04:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z, Orthopedics, Patient Stories, Physical Therapy|Tags: , , , , , , |

Alan Schultz had dealt with pain in his left knee for nearly a decade. More recently, however, his throbbing knee was waking him up like clockwork every night at 3 a.m., and he had trouble walking up stairs. At that point, the 65-year-old retiree knew it was time to [...]

Cardiac Rehab Ensures That the Show Goes on for Comedian

By |2024-05-10T08:42:29-04:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: Cardiology, Health A-Z, Patient Stories|Tags: , , , |

Larry Donsky is known for cracking jokes and making people laugh, but when he suffered a heart attack last June, he got serious about his health with cardiac rehabilitation. Active in the men’s club of his adult community and the local Italian-American club, the 77-year-old Jackson resident regularly booked [...]

MS Doesn’t Stop This Tough Mudder Competitor

By |2024-05-24T10:13:24-04:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Neuroscience, Patient Stories|Tags: , , , |

For Bob Granito, the personal obstacles he conquers during a 12-mile Tough Mudder® are harsher than the challenges of a 16-foot-high wall, dangling live wires, or a water pit. A veteran participant of 10 Tough Mudders, the 55-year-old Freehold resident demonstrates that his multiple sclerosis (MS) does not define [...]

Occupational Therapy for Wrist Injury

By |2024-05-10T08:42:31-04:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z, Patient Stories|Tags: , , , |

Brian Collins is a leftie. While that fact usually doesn’t impact his life much, it became a serious concern when he severed six flexor tendons, the flexor muscle, and the ulnar nerve in his left forearm, hand, and wrist. Brian, a 44-year-old Howell resident, was walking up his front [...]

Robotic Surgery Provides New Options for Cancer Treatment

By |2024-05-10T08:42:32-04:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Patient Stories|Tags: , , , |

After working for 47 years as a lineman with a power company, Gary Balon is enjoying retirement this summer by working part time as a golf course ranger and spending time with his family, including two grandchildren. If you saw him on the course, it would be hard [...]


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