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Regenerative Medicine – Stem Cell Treatments Edition:

Stem cell treatments…regenerative medicine…These terms are relatively new in the world of medicine, but what do they really mean? With a potential to treat and cure diseases that can sometimes be debilitating, these treatments come with a lot of excitement and great potential.   To start, let’s dive into what a stem cell actually is.

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Free Regenerative Non-Surgical Treatments Seminar Presented by Brian Sokalsky – Tuesday, March 6

Regenerative medicine utilizes the body’s natural healing process to repair damaged tissue from chronic disease or injury. Somers Point, NJ – February 27, 2018 – A free seminar on regenerative medicine will be presented by Dr. Brian Sokalsky of Jersey Shore Sports Medicine (JSSM) and Jersey Shore Regenerative Medicine of Somers Point, on Tuesday, March 6

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Free Regenerative Non-Surgical Treatments Seminar Presented by Brian Sokalsky – Wednesday, February 21

  Regenerative medicine utilizes the body’s natural healing process to repair damaged tissue from chronic disease or injury. Somers Point, NJ – February 5, 2018 – A free seminar on regenerative medicine will be presented by Dr. Brian Sokalsky of Jersey Shore Sports Medicine (JSSM) and Jersey Shore Regenerative Medicine of Somers Point, on Wednesday, February

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Baseball and Softball – Keep Your Budding Athlete Healthy

Baseball and softball put a unique set of stresses on an athlete’s body, especially young athletes that are still growing. As a result, injuries to the shoulder and elbow are very common. As we look forward to warmer weather and the start of the season, now is a great time to discuss proper training and

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections

At Jersey Shore Sports Medicine, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections are offered to treat chronic pain, which many individuals deal with on a daily basis. Whether pain originates from their job, exercise routine, strains, sprains, tendonitis or anything in between, it is certain that no one enjoys living with ongoing discomfort. Traditionally, these injuries are

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Concussion Awareness

When you hear the term ‘concussion,’ what do you think of? With talk of head injuries dominating the world of professional sports, especially in football, you may imagine a cringe-worthy collision between powerful opposing forces. Recent research has exposed the potentially detrimental effects of head injuries, even with the supposedly protective headgear worn by football

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Hot Treatment vs. Cold Treatment – The Oldest Rivalry in Sports!

“Should I use heat or ice?” is the most common question I get in the office from patients, especially athletes, looking to ease their soreness after exercising. Commonly, there is a lot of confusion as to which method is best, when to use which treatment, and what separates the two. Fortunately, we have a guide

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Tendonitis: Signs, Diagnosis and Treatments

What is Tendonitis?  You may have heard tendonitis referred to as tennis elbow, jumper’s knee or golfer’s elbow. Despite the many nicknames that the condition has acquired, they all signify excessive inflammation of a tendon, which is the structure that connects muscle to bone. It is typically caused by overuse of the affected area, often

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Cold Weather Wellness Tips

Winter is on its way, but that doesn’t mean your outdoor exercise routine has to end! Many of us question how to adjust our workout once the temperature drops, but we’ve got answers to keep you happy, healthy and warm while you break a sweat during the winter months. These Cold Weather Wellness Tips will

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Plantaris-The unknown muscle of the calf

“It felt like I got kicked in the back of the leg” is one of the scariest phrases for athletes. When that feeling occurs in the heel it usually means the Achilles tendon has ruptured. Oftentimes that means surgery, though there is literature that says surgical repair may not be necessary; but either way, the athlete

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