When to Take Action for Your Pinched Nerve

When you suffer from the pain of a pinched nerve, your first wish is that it will resolve itself quickly. A pinched nerve can result in severe pain that makes you want to immobilize yourself immediately. If you have experienced the pain of a pinched nerve before, you may even have a routine of rest […]

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15 Ways to Calm Anxiety Before Surgery

You may be filled with stress, anxiety and fear in the days and weeks leading up to your surgery. Anxiety before surgery is a perfectly normal for the average person. In fact, a recent study of 239 patients preparing for surgery revealed more than half of the participants, 168 to be exact, showed strong signs […]

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5 Tips for Improving Your Posture

Poor posture is one of the leading causes of back pain. Many of the activities you do every day contribute to eventual back pain by bending your spine out of alignment or putting repetitive stress on your muscles. Understanding how to care for your back through healthy positioning during everyday tasks is a great way […]

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Doctor Spotlight: Dr. Slaughter

For more than 21 years, Dr. Slaughter has been living his dream of using medical science to help people and relieve their pain. He uses his medical expertise to develop minimally invasive orthopedic surgery techniques with a focus on reconstructive spinal injury repair. Dr. Slaughter put himself through college, earning an undergraduate degree in mechanical […]

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Q&A with Dr. Scott Katzman: Why Is Artifical Disc Replacement The Best Option? An Interview With Dr. Scott Katzman: Founder of NJSO, Lead Surgeon and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Expert

At New Jersey Spine & Orthopedic (NJSO) we make it our mission to dedicate our work and time to those in need of relief from neck and back pain. Our award-winning, board-certified doctors specialize in minimally invasive procedures and pain management. We are dedicated to finding the best solution for each patient’s individual condition. Our […]

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NJSO Featured in Star Ledger: April 2016 Drs. Katzman and Oppenheimer discuss Artificial Disc Replacement benefits

[Extracted from print placement via Star Ledger, April 2016] Dr. Scott Katzman and Dr. Jeffrey Oppenheimer and the New Jersey-based team of doctors at NJ Spine & Orthopedic are successfully eliminating neck and back pain by performing artificial disc replacement using the most advanced technology on the market today. With a 98% success rate, the team […]

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NJSO Featured in Inside New Jersey’s Top Hospitals 2016 Internationally Renowned Spine Surgery Clinic Now has 14 Locations in the Tri State Area

[Extracted from print placement via Inside New Jersey, Top Hospitals 2016] Published: February 2016 At NJ Spine & Orthopedic, people come first. With the mantra, “We treat people, not patients,” NJSO has built a practice dedicated to delivering minimally invasive spine treatments to eliminate pain, discomfort and immobility related to neck and back conditions. The industry-leading […]

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NJSO Featured in Inside New Jersey’s Top Cancer Specialists 2016 A recent Florida patient, now living back-pain free, shares his success story

[Extracted from print placement via Inside New Jersey, Top Cancer Specialists 2016] Original source: FHCN article by Patti Dipanfilo. Photos and replacement graphic courtesy of Center for Artificial Disc Replacement Published: May 2016 For more than 20 years, Paul Perryman suffered from neck pain due to a series of arthritic changes in his spine. Diagnosed in […]

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Dr. Katzman of NJ Spine & Orthopedic Is Recognized As Top New Jersey Doctor

We’re proud to announce Dr. Scott Katzman’s minimally invasive spine surgery expertise and dedicated spine industry research recently earned him a spot on New Jersey’s Top Doctors list in The Star-Ledger’s Inside New Jersey October 2015 edition. A Leader In Artificial Disc Replacement As A Fusion Alternative As a top New Jersey doctor, Dr. Katzman’s dedication to […]

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