The #1 Secret to Aging Well

Dietitian and Diabetes Educator Tiffany Rios, RD, CDE, of Shore Physicians Group, wants you in on a secret: maintaining your muscle mass is one of the most important factors for healthy aging. “It’s projected we lose about 3-8% of muscle per decade after the age of 30, and this rate of decline is even higher Read More

Your ‘Achilles Heel’: More than a Metaphor

Have you ever wondered why the tendon connecting the calf to the heel bone is called the Achilles tendon? In Greek mythology, Achilles was a hero and a warrior who fought in the Trojan War. As a baby, his mother held him by his heel and dipped him into the river Styx, and everywhere the Read More

Shore Physicians Group Welcomes Neurologist Dr. Ralf Van der Sluis to its Somers Point Practice

Neurologist Ralf Van der Sluis, MD, has joined Shore Physicians Group’s Division of Neurology and is now seeing patients ages 10 and up at 649 Shore Rd., Suite O, in Somers Point. Dr. Van der Sluis is Board Certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology and Sleep Medicine, and comes to SPG with decades of experience in Read More

Women at 50: Eight Things Your Doctor Wants you to Know

Featuring Alex Buford, DO and Cindy Nunan, DNP, FNP-BCShore Physicians Group – Mays Landing Primary Care As women approach 50, it’s more important than ever to visit your doctor regularly and be open with them about health and wellness changes you may be experiencing. When you have an open and honest relationship with your doctor, Read More

Tips You “Knee-d” to Know to Help Ease Joint Pain

As we hit the milestone of 50, it’s only natural that our bodies will start feeling new aches and pains. While there is no fountain of youth, there may be measures we can take to mitigate some of the issues we face as our bodies evolve. One of the most common culprits of discomfort is Read More

Wound Care Patient has a New Outlook on Caring for Himself and Others, Thanks to Shore

Thirty-seven-year-old Kevin Jordan used to be a construction foreman with the mindset most young people have—that he was invincible. Kevin has type 2 diabetes, but he never gave much thought to his condition or his overall health. But in 2021, reality struck. Kevin stepped on a nail at work and didn’t think anything of it Read More

Shore Physicians Group Orthopaedic Division
Welcomes Dante Marconi, MD

Shore Physicians Group announced today that Orthopaedic Surgeon Dante Marconi, MD, has joined its Orthopaedic Division located at 710 Centre Street, 2nd floor, in Somers Point, NJ. Dr. Marconi will begin seeing patients Monday, October 3. Dr. Marconi’s orthopaedic surgery specialties are in sports medicine and shoulder surgery. He cares for patients aged 10 and Read More

Tiffany’s “Dietitian Approved” item of the month at Goji

Enjoy this healthy choice recommended by Tiffany Rios, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator with Shore Physicians Group ITEM: Buffalo Chickpea Kale Salad Price -$10 Ingredients: kale, sunflower seeds, dill vegan salad dressing and cherry tomatoes. Getting a nutritionally balanced and antioxidant packed meal on the go is a tall order, but luckily Goji delivers Read More

Men: Don’t Ignore Your Prostate

If urologist Dr. Michael Schutz, who treats patients at Shore Physicians Group, could send one message to every male, it’s this: “Don’t put off getting screened for prostate cancer.” Prostate cancer can be serious, but when caught early, it has a 99% 5-year survival rate according to the American Cancer Society. Regular screenings for prostate Read More

Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget

Historically high inflation rates have increased our cost of living, leaving many of us faced with difficult decisions of what to cut in the family budget. When it comes to grocery shopping, it becomes especially challenging. According to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) data for June released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, grocery Read More