In an effort to conveniently deliver top spine and neurovascular care to more patients throughout central New Jersey, ANS | Altair Health today opened new locations in Somerville and Eatontown.
At Altair Health, we recognize the importance of patient education, which is why we are tackling some of the most common myths about neurosurgery and setting the record straight.
After Debilitating Series of Misdiagnoses, South Jersey Dentist Learns to Walk Again Following NeurosurgeryAdmin2020-11-18T16:42:13-05:00
In a matter of months, Robert Karasek, DMD went from seeing patients and exercising every day to barely being able to walk.
The Keys to Beating Back Pain in Your 80s, According to a Patient Who’s Been There Eighty-two-year-old Jaqueline Camuso shares how she conquered a year-long battle with spinal stenosis. “I just can’t believe how great I feel.” That’s the first thing Jaqueline Camuso, 82, says when you ask about her [read more]
Virtual Physical Therapy and Wellness for the Win: How Telehealth is Enabling Patients Like Steve Delman to Continue PT Progress OnlineAdmin2020-07-29T18:55:39-04:00
Virtual Physical Therapy and Wellness for the Win: How Telehealth is Enabling Patients Like Steve Delman to Continue PT Progress Online As if having four surgeries in three years wasn’t enough, Steve Delman, 73, was forced to stop his in-person physical therapy sessions due to COVID-19, just when he [read more]
From Quadriplegic to ‘Miraculous’ Recovery: How Advanced Spine Surgery Saved One Man from Permanent ParalysisAdmin2020-05-28T23:09:15-04:00
From Quadriplegic to ‘Miraculous’ Recovery: How Advanced Spine Surgery Saved One Man from Permanent Paralysis By all measures, Johnny Barbone, 69, of Whitehouse Station, New Jersey should have been permanently paralyzed after he slipped on black ice and endured a traumatic spinal cord injury. Instead, today he’s walking, using [read more]
With Neurosurgery, A Doctor’s Sub-Specialties Can Significantly Impact Your Health New Jersey native Abbey Velischek was weighing the options for treating her scoliosis when she met Dr. Scott A. Meyer of Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists and discovered highly specialized care close to home. After undergoing spinal reconstruction surgery to address worsening scoliosis, [read more]
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]
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]