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

By | 2018-12-11T15:48:26+00:00 December 5th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|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 | 2018-09-05T15:46:47+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|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 | 2018-09-05T15:50:05+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: Neuroscience|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 | 2018-09-05T15:51:43+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|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 [...]

Double Knee Replacement is Cause for Celebration

By | 2018-09-05T15:59:57+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , |

For nearly 40 years, Michael Connolly, a 61-year-old Old Bridge resident, had suffered from knee pain that first began after a lacrosse injury in college. His career didn’t help matters; he worked for 36 years as a motion picture, theatrical, and television teamster, driving a truck to move [...]

One-of-a-Kind Treatment for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

By | 2018-08-21T06:26:08+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Dee Nemeth had rarely been sick in his life, so it was unusual when the 75-year-old Freehold resident began experiencing bloating last fall. After seeking care at a health clinic, he was sent to CentraState’s Emergency Department for a potential gall bladder issue. There, he was diagnosed with a [...]

Rock Steady: How Ken Fights Back Against Parkinson’s

By | 2018-09-05T14:46:32+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , |

Rock Steady Boxing can help patients improve balance, strength, and agility. Ken Springer goes to the gym twice every week to box his enemy. But he’s not fighting against any ordinary opponent—this one is a degenerative movement disorder that causes a deterioration of motor skills, balance, speech, and sensory function. [...]

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