Epidural Injections: What You Need to Know

Chronic back pain can be a result of a number of different issues. Sports injuries can lead to spinal damage, overstraining during physical activity can tear or overstretch muscles, and general wear-and-tear can happen to anyone regardless of age.

At NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, we’re proud to serve the residents of New Jersey with effective treatments aimed at helping them live a life free from chronic pain. One such treatment is the spinal epidural injection, a common procedure that thousands of patients undergo daily to relieve pain and restore range of motion. We’ve provided spinal and joint injections to residents of Freehold, NJ, and back pain sufferers across the state. For us these procedures are routine, but for our patients they make a world of difference. 

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Are You at Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis?

It starts out with a slight ache in your hand and the feeling of being stiff in the morning. You think nothing of it and carry on with your everyday routine. Over the next few weeks, the slight ache has turned into widespread tenderness and joint pain throughout your body.

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that causes pain, stiffness, loss of function, and swelling in the joints. This systematic disease can also affect your organs and cause bone thinning.

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Therapeutic Injections

What Can Costovertebral Joint Injections Do for You?

A cough. A sneeze. A deep breath. These actions are immensely painful to those who suffer from costovertebral joint pain. For these people, the common cold is an agonizing affair as every quick expansion of the lungs sends a shot of pain from the spine to the ribs. Even when not suffering from a cold, an inflamed costovertebral joint makes bending, twisting, or other movements of the spine feel like a red-hot poker sticking in the shoulder blade or the chest.

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Facet Joint Injection

Find Relief from Your Facet Joint Disorder with NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine

At NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, we do much more than help patients in Marlboro, NJ, find migraine relief, as well as relief from arm, shoulder, or leg pain, etc. Our physicians also work to discover exactly what condition may be causing your migraines, neck, back, or leg pain, etc.

One condition that we come across, and that is often the cause of disabling neck, and low back pain is facet joint syndrome.

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How a Suprascapular Nerve Block Procedure Can Help to Relieve Your Shoulder Pain

If you play basketball or football, workout every day, or simply do a lot of daily activities that require you to use your upper body, you might have an idea of how hard it could be to do these things if you have a shoulder injury or pain. In fact, we are here at NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine know that if you are suffering from shoulder pain, that it’s likely you’re already doing what you can (resting, using cold and hot compresses, taking over-the-counter medicines, etc.) to ease your pain. However, what if these methods aren’t providing you with the pain relief you need? Well, one procedure you can consider to help you find the relief you’re looking for is a suprascapular nerve block.

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Shoulder Impingement

The Anatomy of a Rotator Cuff Tear and How NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine Can Treat It

Snap, crackle, and pop.

No, this isn’t the sound you hear when eating Rice Krispies cereal, but something that no athlete ever wants to hear.

A rotator cuff tear can be devastating and painful for athletes who play sports such as baseball, football, tennis, and swimming. Continual fastballs, deep passes (like Aaron Rodgers launching a Hail Mary to the end zone), serves, and strokes take their toll over time by repeatedly putting stress on an athlete’s shoulder.

At NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, we provide expert treatment for rotator cuff injuries and sports medicine for residents of Monroe, NJ and the surrounding region. In addition to providing care for your injury, we believe it’s important for you to understand what a rotator cuff tear is, and what its most common causes and signs are.

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Spinal Cord Stimulator Trial

How Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) Offers Relief for Low Back, Arm, and Leg Pain

At NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, we know that not all of our patients will find the relief they are looking for after undergoing physical therapy, injections, or receiving medications, etc. for their low back, arm, or leg pain. To help these types of patients, we offer spinal cord stimulation (SCS) trials.

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10 Simple Tips to Manage Your Chronic Pain

Fight Chronic Back Pain with Radiofrequency Ablation

Chronic back pain can mess up your everyday routine. Instead of playing with your kids, taking the mound for your weekly softball game, or working on completing your outdoor project, you are forced to take easy because of your pain.

This discomfort can take a stranglehold on your life. If you are searching for a doctor that will deliver a solution for your back pain in Monroe, NJ, you’ve come to the right place. At NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, we seek to manage your severe chronic pain and help you live your life to the fullest. Here’s what to know about fighting chronic back pain with one of these solutions, Radiofrequency ablation.

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How Acupuncture Can Offer Relief for Those Suffering from Migraines

At NorthEast Spine and Sports Medicine, we’re proud to offer a variety of care and treatment options to our patients that need help with headache relief. Today, there are many over-the-counter options for treating headaches, many new medications and procedures that have been shown to offer relief, and there are also trials for new treatments occurring all over the world every day.

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Relieve Pain with Cold Laser Therapy at NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine

You take the charge, go hard in the paint, fight for a rebound and jump on a loose ball. Over time, your foray at playing in a local recreation basketball league is starting to take its toll. Your excitement of sharing your stat line has dissipated into groaning over your bumps and bruises.

Thankfully, we at NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, the leading sports medicine practice in the Brick, NJ region, have a solution for you. By using cold laser therapy, you will return to form and not hesitate at grabbing the offensive board to help your team.

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    728 Bennetts Mills Rd.
    Jackson, NJ

    732-415-1401

  • Point Pleasant

    1104 Arnold Ave.
    Point Pleasant, NJ

    732-714-0070

  • Barnegat

    175 Gunning River Rd.
    Barnegat, NJ

    609-660-0002

  • Monroe

    350 Forsgate Dr.
    Monroe, NJ

    732-521-9222

  • Manchester

    60 Lacey Rd.
    Manchester, NJ

    732-408-4492

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    557 South Atlantic Ave.
    Aberdeen, NJ

    732-997-4988

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Interventional Pain Management Clinic Helping Patients Live Pain-Free Lives Through a Variety of Procedures and Treatments

If you’re looking for a multi-specialty medical group that offers interventional pain management, sports medicine, chiropractic care, acupuncture therapy, and orthopedic surgery, look no further than NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine.

We have six offices located in and around Monmouth County, NJ and Ocean County, NJ, and we have many patients that visit us from the following towns:

  • Jackson, NJ
  • Point Pleasant, NJ
  • Barnegat, NJ
  • Brick, NJ
  • Lakewood, NJ
  • Manchester, NJ
  • Aberdeen, NJ
  • Marlboro, NJ
  • Freehold, NJ
  • Monroe, NJ
  • Glassboro, NJ
  • Any many others

Since the beginning, our doctors and staff have been committed to treating patients who suffer from several different types of painful spine, joint, and orthopedic conditions. Furthermore, our goal is not only to reduce pain through physical rehabilitation, therapy, or any of our procedures and treatment options, but to help all of our patients have their functionality and quality of life restored.

Doctors with Superior Medical Knowledge and Compassion

One of the many benefits of choosing NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine is that we only use the most innovative and modern treatment options and procedures. Furthermore, every service and treatment option we offer is available at each of our six offices. Therefore, you should expect to receive the treatment you need whether you visit our office in Jackson, NJ, Point Pleasant, NJ, Barnegat, NJ, Manchester, NJ, Aberdeen, NJ, or Monroe, NJ. Furthermore, when patients come to one of our offices they are always greeted with smiles, and treated with kindness. Every member of a team is respectful and empathetic, and will go to great lengths to ensure your pain management needs are addressed.
Another reason to choose our medical practice is because our team makes it one of their highest priorities to stay at the forefront of medical research so that they're offering the best care possible. Lastly, our physicians and staff also make certain that patients have the knowledge they need to help them live pain-free lives.

Comprehensive and Customized Care Provided by NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine

While some patients may only require one service and/or treatment option and procedure, others may require customized care plans to help them get back on their feet. After your initial evaluation, your physician will create a custom-tailored treatment plan that they feel will offer you with the pain relief you want. In fact, you should not only expect to be recommended with a treatment plan that will help to reduce and/or eliminate your pain, but one that will aid in increasing your activity level, and reducing the amount of pain medicine you take. In the end, you will be provided with a comprehensive and customized care plan that will greatly improve the quality of your life.
Even though pain is an unavoidable part of life, it doesn't mean you must suffer from it all throughout your lifetime. To learn more the doctors and staff at NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, our pain treatment options and procedures, and our locations in and around Ocean County, NJ, and Monmouth County, NJ, please browse our site. To make an appointment, please don’t hesitate to do so online, or give one of the offices closest to your home in Brick, NJ, Lakewood, NJ, Marlboro, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Glassboro, NJ, or another area a call today.