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Prioritizing Your Well-being

At the Center for the Functional Restoration of the Spine, we take pride in our thoughtful approach to patient care. Our commitment to your well-being goes beyond just medical treatment; it's about creating a lasting relationship built on trust and exceptional care.

A Mission-Centered Vision

The Center for the Functional Restoration of the Spine specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of congenital, chronic or acute spinal disorders, as well as all types of back problems.

From the back and neck pain of strains and sprains to the most complex spinal problems, such as herniated discs, scoliosis, degenerative disc and stenosis, our physicians employ the latest medical science has to offer help you get relief.

At all three of our offices in Shrewsbury, Toms River, and Edison, our gold-standard staff employs the most technologically advanced equipment for accurate diagnosis, in order to pinpoint the causes and location of back pain.

Cutting-Edge Technology, Kind and Considerate Treatment

While most patients experience relief from their back and neck issues through conservative treatment approaches, individuals in need of more extensive care can place their trust in our proficiency in minimally invasive spine surgery at the Center for the Functional Restoration of the Spine. Our patients gain advantages from the most up-to-date, cutting-edge instruments and devices, such as the Globus Medical ExcelsiusGPS® robotic surgery system.

Distinguishing us as one of the select practices in the United States employing advanced technology for spinal surgery. Alongside our state-of-the-art equipment and techniques, our team is also proficient in providing specialized revision surgery solutions for individuals coping with the challenges of failed back surgery syndrome.

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Moving Toward Healing, Together

Our goal is to provide you with the best possible care and a pleasant, concierge-level experience.

We want you to feel comfortable and empowered to take an active role in your own care. That’s why we:

  • Provide reputable additional resources, including this website.
  • Make sure you have plenty of time to ask us questions during your office visits.
  • Take time to gather your complete medical history.
  • Sensitively and completely explain your care instructions and ensure you understand next steps.

Find Out How Good You Can Feel Restore Function to Your Life

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What to Expect at Your Orthopedic Evaluation

As part of your visit, we will take a history of your symptoms and perform a physical examination. If you already have x-rays, MRIs or other diagnostic images, please bring them with you to your office visit.

We may order other tests and images during your visit to confirm a diagnosis. Once we determine your diagnosis, we will work with you to develop a custom, personalized treatment plan to meet your particular medical needs.

If you have any questions regarding your diagnosis or treatment, or office policy and procedure, please call us any time and we will get back to you as soon as possible. We’re here for you.

The best doctors for the best care: Meet the Team at the Center for the Functional Restoration of the Spine

  • Dr. Steve J. Paragioudakis
  • Dr. Marc S. Menkowitz
  • Courtney Brennan, NP
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Rely on Your Trusted Team for the Diagnosis & Treatment Of:

  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Back Pain
  • Failed Spine Surgery
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc(s)
  • Sciatica
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Neck Pain
  • Spondylosis
  • And more

We are the New Jersey experts in:

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Robotic Spine Surgery
  • Revision Spine Surgery
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Our Locations

Choose your preferred location, or make an appointment online:

Find Your Location

  • 1131 Broad St Suite 201, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
  • 9 Hospital Dr., Toms River, NJ 08755
  • 3840 Park Ave Building A Suite 101, Edison, NJ 08820
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