How Do Athletes Approach Spine Care? Ask This Cyclist and CEO. New Jersey native Jason Desalvo went from herniated disc to head of the pack during a 100-mile bike race post surgery. Cyclist and CEO Jason Desalvo finished 12th in his age group at the Highlands Grand Fondo, a 100-mile [read more]
Back on Her Feet: How Neurosurgical Spine Surgery Took One Pregnant Mother from Paraplegic to Walking AgainAdmin2021-04-08T12:06:00-04:00
Rita Arena thought she knew what to expect when she was expecting her second child. But when her chronic back pain intensified early on in her pregnancy, she knew something was not right.
Perseverance pays off: 34-year-old teacher teaches an important medical lesson Delacey Thiele, who received emergency neck surgery from Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists that preserved her ability to walk, is once again enjoying the beach with, from left, her husband, Eric, and two young children, Jovey and Jace. Delacey Thiele, [read more]
Neurosurgeon Dr. Scott Meyer saves patient from possible paralysis due to degenerative disc disease Joseph Chiarella suffered from degenerative disc disease. "You are at risk of becoming a quadriplegic." Imagine hearing these words when your only symptoms prior to that day were not much more than a stiff [read more]
If you suffer from neck pain — the third leading cause of chronic pain in the country affecting more than 80 million Americans — understanding its causes and how to treat it is critical.
Car rolls over woman, leaving her close to paralyzed Just a few days after surgery that restored movement to her legs and arm, Kathy McGurr of West Milford no longer risked becoming a quadriplegic. A mother of three young children, Kathy McGurr, 40, of West Milford, was on her [read more]
Paralyzed Brother of Famed 'Shark Tank' Star Walks Again After Life-Altering Spine Surgery When John Corcoran, owner of Statewide Roofing and Siding in Edgewater and brother of Shark Tank millionaire, Barbara Corcoran, arrived at the hospital following a motorcycle accident, he was paralyzed. He came out of a month-long sedation moving [read more]
It Took 40 Years and Four Physicians to Diagnose One Man’s Intense Back Pain – and One Day for Him to Feel ReliefAdmin2021-03-24T14:18:35-04:00
It Took 40 Years and Four Physicians to Diagnose One Man’s Intense Back Pain – and One Day for Him to Feel Relief Jan Mondrus of Farmingdale, NJ, credits reclaiming his life from pain to finally finding the right doctor After decades of pain, musician and avid gardener Jan Mondrus was [read more]