Aug 19, 2016
We call it “tennis elbow,” but it affects a lot more than tennis. For Susan, who is a member of a chorus and various singing groups, it meant that she was unable to hold up her musical score.
“My primary care doctor had been treating me for chronic pain, with painkillers. Then I got the referral to see Dr. Shamim. She was totally amazing! She used a new procedure that cleaned out all the scar tissue I had and used a platelet-rich plasma treatment to aid the healing process. Within a week, my elbow was feeling completely better.
“I’m back to singing with my choirs again — and I don’t have to worry about hurting or dropping the music! It’s a wonderful feeling.
“I’ve used the practice for my four active kids, for years. I recommend everyone: they are professional, efficient, and responsive. The assistants — everyone — all really care. They are all fabulous.”
Let the specialists at The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey help you decrease your injury recovery time, reduce your pain, and optimize your health — so you can get back to doing the things you love to do.
At any age, you can sustain injuries or have deterioration of bones, joints and muscles that can slow you down and impact your life. For Andrew, his injury could have meant the end of his sports career, but with minimally invasive surgical repair and rehabilitation at OINJ he’s back on track. The specialists at The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey help people with injuries decrease recovery time, reduce their pain, and optimize their health.
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