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NEW JERSEY'S

PREMIER SPINE SURGEON

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PROGRESSIVE SPINE & ORTHOPAEDICS

My name is Dr. Joshua Rovner and I became a spine surgeon to give people with back pain their lives back. Virtually every adult will have back pain at some point. Most times, this pain is fleeting; but for some, spinal problems become an all-consuming issue that takes the joy out of life. Spinal pain can limit your ability to work, rob you of time with friends and family, and prevent you from living the life you always imagined.

When it comes to back pain, conservative treatments are usually the best place to start; however, if conservative treatments fail, spine surgery can often deliver a cure. One of the newest, most effective breakthroughs in spinal surgery is Robotic Spine Surgery, which makes spinal surgery more precise and, therefore, less invasive and safer. I am board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons to practice in New York and New Jersey and am one of a small number of doctors in the northeast with the training and ability to perform Robotic Spine Surgery.

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PATIENT TESTIMONIALS

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    Scott S.
    Police Officer

    It was the best. I’m sleeping now 8 – 10 hours a day. It’s been perfect.

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    Kevin P.
    Business Owner

    I’m very satisfied with the surgery. I played my first 9 holes at the six-week mark, and was able to get back to doing the things I like to do.

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    Frank E.
    Security Officer

    The surgery was a big success for me. I’m glad that I don’t have that pain anymore. My lifestyle has changed.

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    KENNETH K.
    Business Owner

    I’m so happy, I was the happiest guy when I went in.... and he told me that I don’t have to wear that neckbrace, I had no pain and he said “you don’t need it.” It was the greatest day!

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    Gishlane A.
    Housekeeper

    I am 100% satisfied with my surgery because my life has changed. I can do things I couldn’t do before, and I can do my job better.

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    Delores R.
    Accountant

    My everyday life has changed tremendously. I am no longer in pain and can now sleep on my back or my sides, which I couldn’t do before.

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    Fred K.
    Business Owner

    I was unable to play golf or other things I like to do. After the surgery I was able to get back to the things I was normally doing.

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    Willard O.
    Retired Minister/Business Owner

    I give him a 10. He did a great job, he was very conscientious and thorough, and was able to help me tremendously.

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When to See a Surgeon for Back Pain

Back pain is a difficult reality for so many people.  Many who suffer from it are initially reluctant to consult a doctor, much less a surgeon.  They think, “Well, I’ll just wait and see how it goes.”  Fair enough.  But it’s important you’re aware of timing and signs that are letting you know when to… Continue Reading

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Top Reasons Why Spine Surgery May Be Right for You

At Progressive Spine, we take a conservative approach to treating back pain.  We prefer to exhaust non-invasive options before recommending surgery, in almost every instance.  But there are times when spine surgery is the right decision to make. To begin with, some of our patients come to us debilitated by back pain.  Many of them… Continue Reading

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How Long Does Spine Surgery Take?

That’s a big question and one a lot of patients ask when considering surgical options.  It’s an important question, but there are many different types of spine surgery and many different types of patient. There are, in fact, numerous factors to consider, so in answer to the question, “How long does spine surgery take?”, there’s… Continue Reading

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