“Managing Back Pain and Knowing When it is Time for Surgery” is the Focus of Shore Physicians Group’s Be Well Connected Educational Breakfast, May 15

Back pain is a common problem, with 75 to 85 percent of all Americans expected to experience some form of back pain during their lifetime. To help those in our community struggling with back pain, Shore Physicians Group announced that it will host a community education breakfast on the topic Wednesday, May 15 from 10 Read More

Oh, My Aching Joints

If your morning starts out with joint stiffness, do you just chalk it up to your age or blame the gardening you did over the weekend? Or, is it possible that what is causing the discomfort is some form of arthritis? According to Rheumatologist Dr. Manpreet Tiwana of Shore Physicians Group, it is important to Read More

Know Your Numbers: Getting Technical about Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when the body’s blood glucose level, also called blood sugar level, is too high. Blood glucose is our body’s main source of energy, which comes from the food we eat. Our pancreas produces a hormone called insulin, which takes the glucose that comes from food and helps get it Read More

Does Gum Disease Increase the Likelihood of Alzheimer’s Disease?

A diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease is enough to scare anyone. With more than 5.5 million Americans over the age of 65 currently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is expected to double by the year 2050 according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Understandably, people are desperate to find causes, treatments and cures which Read More

4 Nutrient Deficiencies that Could be Causing your Headaches

“Oh, my head is pounding.” We have all muddled through days when a headache gets in the way of what may have been planned. Before you grab that over-the-counter remedy to silence the drum banging in your head, experts say there could be several deficiencies that are contributing to your headache. DehydrationWater, water everywhere, but Read More

Diabetes Management is the Focus of Shore Physicians Group’s March 28 “Be Well Connected” Free Education Breakfast

Diabetes is growing at an epidemic rate, with an estimated 30 million people living with the disease in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control.  To help people in our community better manage their diabetes, Shore Physicians Group (SPG) is hosting a free diabetes education breakfast for the public on March 28 Read More

Shore Physicians Group Surgeons Announce Affiliation with Penn Medicine

Shore Physicians Group, a multi-specialty medical group based in Somers Point, NJ, announced today that its surgery division is now an affiliate of Penn Medicine. Now rebranded as Shore Physicians Group Surgeons, an Affiliate of Penn Medicine, the Shore Physicians Group’s surgical division will collaborate with Penn Medicine in an effort to provide even more Read More

Every 18 Minutes an Aneurysm Ruptures – Are you at Risk?

A stealth-like silent bubble could be present in your brain, your abdomen or other blood vessels and you don’t even know it. That bubble is an aneurysm and it has the potential to wreak a great deal of damage. An aneurysm is defined as a weak spot in the wall of a blood vessel. According Read More

Seven Steps to Lessen Anxiety at your Next Doctor Appointment

How many times have you walked out of the doctor’s office only to realize you forgot to ask something while you were there? It happens, but there are some easy things you can do before the appointment to help to make the next one more successful. “Patients can be anxious when they come to the Read More

Successful Surgical Outcome Entices Philly Police Officer to Shore

Big name hospitals in the City of Brotherly Love have beckoned patients to make the trip from the shore area to Philadelphia for years. A complete reversal of that trend proved to be the best choice when a Philadelphia man headed to Shore Medical Center for treatment for his debilitating back pain. Neurosurgeon Dr. Francis Read More