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Our Restorative Spinal Services


CFRS leads the way in diagnosing and treating back pain. Our advanced techniques and top-notch equipment accurately identify the root cause, empowering your doctor to provide you with a tailored and effective treatment plan.

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Surgical Treatments

When it comes to the most serious cases, Edison residents can rely on CFRS for expertise in robotic spinal surgery, disc replacement, spinal fusion, and a range of cutting-edge treatments. Our doctors are dedicated to delivering top-notch care.

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Minimally Invasive

Choose Edison for a commitment to minimizing the need for surgery. CFRS offers insights into highly effective yet minimally invasive treatments, aiming to spare you unnecessary pain and prolonged recovery times.

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Spine Medicine

Our mission at CFRS is clear – providing comprehensive care for patients to attain a pain-free and fulfilling life. If back pain is a roadblock, commence your transformative journey with us.

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The Team That Has Your Back

Marc S. Menkowitz, MD

Marc S. Menkowitz, MD

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Courtney Brennan, NP

Steve Paragioudakis, MD, Founder

Steve Paragioudakis, MD, Founder

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Leading the Way in Edison, NJ Top Doctors, Top Care for Over Eight Years

Edison residents prefer CFRS for unparalleled spinal care, elite sports medicine, trustworthy spinal rehabilitation, and state-of-the-art spinal surgery. Recognized by New Jersey Monthly with the Jersey Choice TOP DOCTORS award for multiple years, our commitment to delivering the highest caliber of care is unwavering.

Restoring People Back to Life Patient Testimonials

My surgery with Dr P. was amazing!

Right down to the care I received at Monmouth Medical. My left leg pain is GONE! He fully explained what would occur and knowing ahead of time was comforting. My pain was well managed, and the care I received from the nurses and others at the hospital was 5 star. Dr P’s staff gave clear ins...

– Maryanne R.

Cannot say enough about this group and Dr. Paragioudakis.

He is the most caring, sensitive, information and skilled surgeon I have ever met. Did a lumbar fusion on me when I could no longer work and within a day, my pain was gone! Don't make a decision with other doctors until you consult with Dr. P. and his staff!

– Lola S.

My family and I have been patients of Dr. Marc Menkowitz for many years.

I can't think of a more caring, attentive physician. He and his staff have always have provided us excellent care and I'm happy to recommend his practice.

– Tom K.

I've known Dr. Menkowitz and his team for five years.

I trusted him right from the start because of his caring nature and professional standards. I appreciate how he and the staff take the time to speak with me about my medical issues and most importantly, listen to what I have to say. I received excellent treatment and follow-up and clear informati...

– B. G.

Dr. Menkowitz was kind, compassionate and did an amazing job relieving my back pain.

He got me in quickly so that I could get relief from constant pain. His staff is wonderful. Highly recommend.

– Lisa F.

Doctor Menkowitz was the most amazing surgeon I've ever had.

He made me feel like family before and after my spinal surgery. He has a calming presence and was patient with all of my questions before and after the surgery. Even when I had questions after, I could call him and he would call back despite his busy schedule. He is very knowledgeable and reassur...

– Falguni P.

I am new to the practice, let me say it was most refreshing to be taken care of by a lovely staff.

Dr. Menkowitz is simply amazing he nailed my problems & took the time to speak with me I am truly blessed to have found this wonderful group. Sincerely, Denise Curcio

– Denisr C.

Dr. Menkowitz and his staff are amazing.

He is one of the most caring doctors I've been to and I've been to a lot! He is genuinely concerned about his patients and will do whatever he can to help with the pain. I am so grateful to him and his entire staff.

– Jill S.

They are very knowledgeable and caring in performing their jobs.

All questions are answered in a manner easily understood. They all go above and beyond in helping you with your care.

– Daniel C.

Dr. Marc Menkowitz, Dr. Steve Paragioudakis, and NP Courtney Brennan, my "Dream Team," are an exceptional spinal surgery team.

I battled significant back pain for two decades and underwent various treatments, including chiropractic manipulations, holistic treatments, injections, massage, physical therapy, Spinal disc decompression, and surgeries, but found no relief until the Dream Team's exceptional care. In less than t...

– Kyle S.

Staff is always pleasant, attentive and compassionate.

Very well run office. Dr. Paragiodakis is extremely knowledgeable and listened to all of my concerns. He answered all of my questions and explained in detail all of my options.

– John A.
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CFRS: Edison Office Opening Hours:

Monday – Closed
Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday – Closed
Thursday – Every other week
Friday – Closed
Saturday – Closed
Sunday – Closed

From Injury to Renewal Worker's Compensation Care in Edison, NJ

Edison workers know that spinal injuries can happen on the job, and at CFRS, we believe it's the healing process that truly matters. No need to navigate a workplace injury on your own; our dedicated healthcare team is prepared to guide you through the Workers' Compensation process, ensuring rapid diagnosis, reliable treatment, and seamless collaboration with your legal team.

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Personal Injury Protection Care Guiding You to Wholeness Again

CFRS is here to help you get back to feeling like yourself after a personal injury. Our comprehensive Personal Injury Protection (PIP) services guide you through every aspect of your recovery journey, ensuring access to the gold standard of treatment and support.

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We Value Lasting Results, Not Temporary Fixes We Can Help Restore Function Where Other Spinal Treatments Failed

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Reimagine Recovery with Revision Spine Surgery 

If you're still grappling with back pain months after spinal surgery, CFRS' outstanding surgeons might be the key to achieving the lasting relief you need.

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Harness Relief Through Radiofrequency Ablation

Say no to chronic pain dictating your life. Uncover the benefits of cutting-edge treatments like radiofrequency ablation at CFRS, providing freedom from pain without the need for invasive surgery.

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Renew Your Vigor with Pars Fracture Repair

Spondylolysis doesn't have to impede your active teen. Trust CFRS' expert surgeons to weigh non-invasive treatments and surgery, finding the best solution for your child.

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Robotic Spine Surgery Redefined Globus ExcelsiusPro

Edison patients, unlock lasting benefits at CFRS with robotic spinal surgery using the Globus ExcelsiusPro. Benefit from smaller incisions, minimal tissue damage, and shorter recovery periods. The precision of the Globus system enhances surgical effectiveness, leading to reduced post-surgery pain and minimal scarring, as reported by our satisfied patients.

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