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Jane Crognale, 82, from Whiting New Jersey began struggling with low back pain in 2010. A combination of an injury and degenerative disease left her with debilitating pain that quickly worsened over the years to the point where she could not walk more than a few feet or drive. (more…)

Knee pain is a severely disabling condition that can affect daily living. One of the most common causes of knee pain is osteoarthritis (OA). This is a condition that affects over 27 million people in the U.S. OA is a “wear and tear” of the natural cushioning between the knee joint. Normally this cushioning provides support and acts as a shock absorber. However, as it is worn down, the result is bone rubbing on bone, which causes pain, swelling, and stiffness. (more…)

Coccydynia, commonly called tailbone pain or coccyx pain, is a fairly rare and relatively poorly understood condition that can cause pain in the lower back and buttock areas. The coccyx is the very bottom portion of the spine. It consists of between three to five very small bones called vertebra that are fused together. (more…)

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Point Pleasant walk 2015. Click here to learn more or join our team for the walk! (more…)

BACKGROUND: The therapeutic spinal facet joint interventions generally used for the treatment of axial spinal pain of facet joint origin are intraarticular facet joint injections, facet joint nerve blocks, and radiofrequency neurotomy. Despite interventional procedures being common as treatment strategies for facet joint pathology, there is a paucity of literature investigating these therapeutic approaches.
Systematic reviews assessing the effectiveness of various therapeutic facet joint interventions have shown there to be variable evidence based on the region and the modality of treatment utilized. Overall, the evidence ranges from limited to moderate. (more…)

When it comes to medical procedures and treatment, it pays to shop around. Recent changes in health insurance laws allow patients to choose whether they want to pay for services out of pocket — also known as self-pay — or if they want those charges submitted to insurance. And a patient can make that choice each time they visit. (more…)

You don’t have to avoid the sun completely. And it would be unwise to stay inside if it would keep you from being active, because physical activity is important for good health. But too much sunlight can be harmful. There are some steps you can take to limit your exposure to UV rays. (more…)

Manchester Township, NJ June 25, 2013 – Patients’ Choice has announced that Dr. Dharam Mann was one of a select few physicians honored with the prestigious 2013 Compassionate Doctor Certification. This is the second straight year he has been honored with this distinction. (more…)

Manchester Township, NJ, July 24, 2014 /PR Newswire-USNewswire/ — The Patients’ Choice Award is based on patient-provided online ratings. Only a small percentage of the nation’s physicians are ever honored with a Patients’ Choice Award. But Dr. Dharam Mann belongs to an even more selective group of doctors who are being honored this year as five-time Patients’ Choice honorees, marking the award’s fifth anniversary. (more…)

Neptune, NJ – New Jersey Monthly Magazine’s annual “Top Doctors” November 2013 issue has named 130 physicians affiliated with Meridian Health as this year’s “Top Docs.” These are the doctors, according to the survey, that other New Jersey doctors would choose to treat their own family members. (more…)