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Tools for Life: Physical Therapy and Posture Program Facilitate Extraordinary Recovery

By | 2018-10-29T12:54:41+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Categories: Healthy Aging|Tags: , |

Annemarie Duncan always led an active lifestyle, from golfing and gardening to joining her grandchildren on the trampoline. But more recently, severe back pain related to double scoliosis, spinal stenosis, arthritis, and bulging disks put many of her activities on hold. Last year, the 68-year-old Freehold resident traveled to [...]

Fighting Fracture: Proactive Steps to Improve Posture and Strengthen Bones

By | 2018-09-25T14:08:53+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

Sixty percent of adults over age 60 have an underlying musculoskeletal disorder such as osteoporosis, but many aren’t aware until they experience a bone fracture. Unfortunately, a fracture increases a person’s risk of death nearly three times. The good news is that you can take steps to decrease your [...]

Is It Time for a Knee or Hip Replacement?

By | 2018-08-21T03:00:07+00:00 July 31st, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , |

Getting a knee or hip replacement is a big decision. You should always try conservative treatments first. If, however, they don’t work and your knee or hip pain is significantly impacting your life, you may be ready for joint replacement surgery. Our orthopedic specialists have put together this simple [...]

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 [...]

Women’s Heart Program Helps Louise Prevent a Heart Attack

By | 2018-11-13T16:29:43+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , |

Feeling in the peak of health, 65-year-old Louise Cassar of Jackson visited her primary care physician in early February 2013 for her annual physical exam. To her surprise, the electrocardiogram (EKG), a routine part of the exam, revealed a slight abnormality. Despite Louise having had no symptoms that would [...]

High-Intensity Cardiac Rehabilitation Helps Marlboro Mom Return to Active Life

By | 2018-09-05T15:49:10+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , |

Vicky Vydra, a 37-year-old mother of two from Marlboro, was an avid runner, skier, and scuba diver. When she developed a persistent headache, she was shocked that tests revealed she had a hole in her heart. After four weeks of debilitating headaches, Vicky visited her primary care physician, who [...]

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 [...]

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