• Improving Pain Management after Orthopedic Surgery

    Pain management is greatly improved by a multiple modality approach used by Dr. Tauro and his anesthesia/pain management team. Spinal, rather than general, anesthesia is administered as its pain numbing effect lasts longer. Next, a tiny catheter, which continuously delivers pain medication, is inserted next to the sensory nerve by an anesthesiologist using ultrasound guidance.

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  • Dr. Tauro travels to New Orleans & Peru to teach advanced orthopedics.

    Dr. Tauro leaves today for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting in New Orleans, where he will oversee a course on the best teaching practices for orthopedic surgical instructors. He will be teaching the teachers the best way to teach! Founded in 1933, the Academy is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education

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  • The Copernicus Project

    By Dr. Joseph Tauro, MD. Follow on Twitter. This month I flew to the new learning center for the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) in Chicago where I am working to improve advanced arthroscopic surgical training. The Copernicus Project, named for the mathematician and astronomer who modeled the universe, will raise the standard for

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  • Lumbar Disk Herniations

    By Kevin Scott, DPT, Atlantic Physical Therapy Center Atlantic Physical Therapy Center is happy to partner with Ocean County Sports Medicine to bring you a video series on low back pain and disc herniation. In part 1, we discuss spinal anatomy; in part 2, signs and symptoms, and in part 3, exercises for disc herniation.

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