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Center for Treatment of Paralysis and Reconstructive Nerve Surgery

Restoring Function

The Center for Treatment of Paralysis and Reconstructive Nerve Surgery uses the most advanced treatment options to help restore function in patients who have suffered from stroke, neuropathy, brachial plexus injuries, diaphragm paralysis and other conditions Our specialists perform nerve related surgeries and procedures that allow patients with inoperable injuries or those who have been told that they have limited treatment options to go on to live full and active lives. Conditions Treated

With more than 50 year of combined experience, our doctors specialize in treating various complex conditions and are consistently looking for new ways to improve the lives of our patients through pioneering treatments and engaging in research initiatives.

Our specialists use innovative techniques to treat:

Brachial Plexus injuries

Chronic joint pain

Diabetic neuropathy

Diaphragmatic hernia

Diaphragmatic plication

Erectile dysfunction

Facial paralysis

Foot Drop

Graves’ Ophthalmopathy

Leg paralysis


Nerve compression syndromes

Occipital Neuralgia and migraines

Paralysis resulting from accidents and strokes

Paralyzed diaphragm/ventilator based breathing

Phantom limb pain

Phrenic nerve injuries

Piriformis Syndrome

Pressure sores > Andrew Elkwood

Pudendal Neuralgia

Pudendal Nerve Entrapment

Spinal cord injuries

Sports hernia (Athletic Pubalgia)

Stroke complications

Vocal cord paralysis

Care Coordination for Traveling Patients

The Center at Jersey Shore University Medical Center welcomes patients from around the world. We understand the difficulties of managing your health care alone, especially far away from home. We offer virtual visits and remain in close contact with patients’ providers at home to ensure patients. We also offer Concierge Care, a complimentary service th at caters to patient and guest requests, including hotel reservations, transportation and language assistance.

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Patient Story

Paralysis Patients
Breathing Again After Spinal Cord Injury

"[Phrenic Nerve Surgery] made such a difference in my well-being and mental and physical health," said 33-year-old William Marshall. "For someone with quadriplegia, that’s crucial. And with an injury like mine, you appreciate every win you can get.”

Our Doctors

Our physicians have more than 50 years of combined experience in the field of nerve reconstruction. These surgical procedures range from nerve surgery in hands, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, to advanced neuropathy treatment.

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