• 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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  • Announcing New Surgical Education Videos & Research Page

    By Dr. Joseph Tauro. Follow on Twitter @OCSM_ I have been lucky enough to be teaching shoulder surgery at Rutgers Medical School for more than 25 years. This has also led to opportunities to teach nationally for the American Academy of Orthopedics Surgeons , for the Arthroscopy Association of American and many other national and international

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  • Expert Advice on Healing Tennis Elbow

              By Tracy Rodriguez, PT, Atlantic Physical Therapy Center  One of the most common causes of elbow pain is called Lateral Epicondylitis or Tennis Elbow. Whether it’s due to a sudden trauma or the result of repetitive strain, once damaged, the elbow can be incredibly resistant to healing. Patients with Tennis

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  • Total Knee Replacement

      By Steve Lally, PT, Atlantic Physical Therapy Center Arthritis of the knee can cause pain, swelling, and dysfunction of the knee joint. This pain and disability often can lead many patients to a total knee replacement. Most replacements are performed only after other options have been explored including medication, rest, injections, physical therapy and

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