skip to main content

Surgery

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 [...]

Laurence Harbor Woman is Back Behind the Wheel After Video-Assisted Surgery for Lung Cancer

By | 2018-10-26T12:46:25+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , , |

When Gail Olin of Laurence Harbor began experiencing occasional pain in her upper side, she was bothered but not overly concerned. As a transporter who drives nursing home residents to appointments, Gail, 77, frequently helps patients in and out of the bus, so she assumed she had pulled a [...]

Total Knee and Hip Replacement: What’s New Isn’t Always What’s Necessary

By | 2018-10-08T15:04:37+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z, Healthy Aging|Tags: , , |

The most important aspect of surgery isn’t what’s new, but what’s best for the patient, particularly when it comes to joint replacement surgery. While robotic techniques are emerging, research and experience has shown that minimally invasive surgery delivers the same or better outcomes at a lower cost. For example, [...]

New Egypt Woman Is Back in the Saddle After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

By | 2018-08-21T05:12:27+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Cathy Larson is nearly half the woman she used to be. Three years ago, she was severely overweight, suffering from terrible acid reflux and high blood pressure. She also was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, which, combined with excessive weight, caused debilitating joint pain. Cathy, 57, had tried nearly every [...]

Q&A: Preventing and Treating Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow

By | 2018-08-21T05:18:17+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

Sunny summer weather means more time enjoying outdoor sports like tennis and golf. The repetitive motions these sports require, however, can make a day on the court or links a painful one. Stacey Gallacher, MD, a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon on staff at CentraState Medical Center, offers the following [...]

Robotic Kidney Reconstruction Surgery Ends Cycle of Illness for Freehold Man

By | 2018-09-05T15:39:59+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

Roger Domis is a man on the move. As the patriarch of a blended family of six adult children and 11 grandchildren, he and his wife Patricia spend many afternoons at football, baseball, and soccer games and dance recitals. So, when Roger developed yet another severe kidney infection, he [...]

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 [...]

LOAD MORE

Keep updated with the latest