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MS Doesn’t Stop This Tough Mudder Competitor

By |2021-12-06T14:07:16-05:00April 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 [...]

Facing the Pain: Monroe Woman Finally Finds Relief from Trigeminal Neuralgia

By |2020-04-07T09:54:28-04:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Neuroscience|Tags: , , |

In 1993, Elizabeth Losardo, then 64, and her husband Michael, had just retired from Brooklyn to Monroe Township and were ready to start living the good life—including wintering in Florida. As Elizabeth recalls, it was a normal day. She woke up and merely had an innocent yawn. The next [...]

Rehab Gets Mom Back Walking on Her Own Two Feet

By |2018-09-05T16:07:13-04:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Neuroscience|Tags: , , , |

Ulcerative colitis by itself would have been bad enough. By the time Kristin Detamore, then 35, returned to work as a school social worker after the birth of her second son, she was accustomed to the pain from inflammatory bowel disease. But the headache baffled her. Unfortunately, the headache soon [...]

Balance and Dizziness Program Restores Mary Jean’s Stability and Independence

By |2020-03-24T10:52:30-04:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Neuroscience|Tags: , , |

Life has been compared to a carousel—sometimes up, sometimes down, and sometimes round and round. No one understands that better than Mary Jean Sehnal, who suffered from vertigo (the sensation of spinning), weakness, and other problems that impaired her balance for the past 10 years. [...]

Concussion Rehabilitation After a Motor Vehicle Accident

By |2021-07-28T16:52:46-04:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Neuroscience|Tags: , , , |

In January 2014, 35-year-old Michael Wachter lost control of his vehicle on an icy highway, leaving him with a shattered left collarbone. But following the accident, he didn’t realize he had experienced head trauma. “I was kind of out of it from the accident and the medicine for my [...]

The Link Between Migraines and Women’s Heart Disease

By |2018-08-21T08:34:26-04:00February 1st, 2018|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: , , , , |

By James Ware, MD The agony of a migraine headache is debilitating on its own, but can it also be the sign of something more dangerous? Recent studies have found that the risk of heart disease and stroke are increased in women who suffer from migraines. While the [...]

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