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September 25th, 2020

ACDF and disc replacement surgery can both take your neck pain and radiculopathy away. Which one’s right for you? Learn about how they’re similar and different to help you choose.

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September 24th, 2020

There are no drawbacks of using a memory foam pillow, as they conform to one’s body to accommodate the natural resting position. Therefore they help to alleviate pressure points and aid to support the body’s posture.

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September 17th, 2020

Cervical degenerative disc disease occurs when the functional spinal unit breaks down. It can lead to disabling pain and neurological dysfunction, particularly when spinal nerves or the spinal cord is impinged.

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September 15th, 2020

Board Certified Orthopedic Spine & Neck Surgeon Dr. Rahul Shah gives advice on how to deal with neck and back pain caused by working from make-shift offices at home.

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September 10th, 2020

Altered posture predisposes the body to small irritations or injuries because the muscles quickly fatigue in a disproportionate way, Shah explained.

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August  27th, 2020

Dr Shah said: "In this scenario, it's the best a spinal injury to have. It hurts. Don't get me wrong, but it is something that you can recover from very well because the nerves are not at risk." Click on the image below to watch the segment.

Portland Trail Blazer’s Shooting Guard CJ McCollum’s injury

August  19th, 2020

With many New Jerseyans working from home for months during the COVID-19 pandemic, there's a situation that's likely to continue: back and neck injuries from not sitting properly...

Working From Home Could be a Pain in the Neck – Literally

August  15th, 2020

You may be eligible to participate in a clinical study. This clinical study is evaluating whether the Posterior Cervical Stabilization System (“PCSS”) improves fusion rates for cervical fusion patients when used as part of Circumferential Cervical Fusion.


August  7th, 2020

You’ve been hunched over a computer all day and your body seriously aches. When you finally get up from your chair, you give yourself a nice, long stretch—plus a couple of twists at the waist to crack your spine...

Is it Bad to Crack Your Back?

July  14th, 2020

” Work to bridge the gap so you’re able to mimic more of your work environment and day-to-day environment so they can be in harmony with each other,”

Has working from Home due to the pandemic affected your spine?

July  8th, 2020

That’s why Dr. Rahul Shah, a board-certified orthopedic spine and neck surgeon, wasn’t shocked when he heard the Yankees were taking it very slowly with starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka’s rehab..

The ‘phenomenal’ sign that Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka’s recovery is off to strong start

June  29th, 2020

What scoliosis is and how parents can check for signs of scoliosis in their adolescents - learn from Dr Shah, who went on to become a nationally renowned specialist in treating scoliosis.

In Battle Against Scoliosis, Awareness Is Essential

June  26th, 2020

Because poor posture (during the day or at night) forces the body's muscles to work overtime, your body will likely expel a significant amount of energy while your head is out of alignment with the rest of the body..

Can Bad Posture Take a Toll On Your Sleep

June 16th, 2020

Congratulations to Dr Rahul Shah for honoring as NJ TopDocs 2020!

NJ TopDocs 2020

April  29th, 2020

Recently, while slouching over my phone and mindlessly scrolling through Instagram, I noticed several posts on my feed about road-testing "posture correctors."..

Skip the Posture Corrector and Try These Doctor-Approved Tips Instead

April  28th, 2020

Premier Orthopaedics is here to safely treat you and your family via telemedicine. Dr Rahul Shah, Premier’s nationally acclaimed Spine Surgeon has been using telemedicine for many years. You can also include family members to ensure you get a full understanding of your diagnosis and treatment without any gaps in care. You are always connected to Premier. We can bring the exam room right into your living room. We are alone together.
Stay Safe and Be Well.

Stay connected to world class care via Telemedicine

April  27th, 2020

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - A New Jersey doctor is changing how his practice is doing business, to help first responders who need to be tested for the Coronavirus...
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April  25th, 2020

Dr. Shah discusses how individuals can adapt to their work from home environments, offering tips to avoid pain, and suggests tailoring specific to your own individual needs. He also provides tips for how to make sure you’re keeping a good posture while working from home. Read more

Working from home

April  24th, 2020

Dr. Rahul Shah, Board Certified Spine and Neck Surgeon in partnership with the PBA, have been able to deliver testing to first responders COVID-19 in South Jersey.
 - LIVE WDEL Delawer's News Radio

Dr. Shah - first responder COVID-19 Testing

April  18th, 2020

What is PPE? Personal protective equipment is essential in protecting healthcare workers in the fight against COVID 19. Dr Miki and Dr. Shah trained together at Yale. Dr Miki's innovative device is essential in the front lines in South Jersey's fight against COVID 19. Thank you Dr. Miki!

Innovative PPE from another Yale Orthopaedic Alum

March  31st, 2020

BOSTON (CBS) — As more people work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, more people are discovering that it is not always easy on their bodies...

Dr. Shah was featured on CBSN Boston Live News, on "How to prevent Back, Neck Pain while working from home"

March  23rd, 2020

Shah, a spine and neck specialist, has some suggestions for anyone who’d rather not be devoured by couch cushions every day...

How to maintain good posture  while working from home

March  19th, 2020

Though working in pajamas may be a small perk, the lack of a “predefined” workspace may be affecting your posture, an orthopedic surgeon told Fox News...


March  12th, 2020

As a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon, who specializes in complex spine conditions, minimally invasive surgeries..

Dr Rahul Shah

October 21st, 2019

Top Doctor Badge

Dr. Rahul V. Shah has received a Top Doctor Badge!

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February  14th, 2019

Dr. Rahul V. Shah pioneers trends in complex techniques and minimally invasive spinal surgery with orhopeadic surgeons & neurosurgeons across the globe!

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February  1st, 2019

Working Together to Serve Our Local Communities 

As of February 1, 2019 Rahul V. Shah, MD is IN-NETWORK with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey 
group health plans.

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January  19th, 2019

Dr Shah was recently asked to present at the “12th Annual New York City Minimally Invasive Spine, Spinal Endoscopy, Robotics, and 3D Navigation Symposium Conference” ..

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November 13th, 2018

Ryan Shazier is a linebacker for the Pittsburg Steelers. He was widely regarded as one of the best players in the NFL at his position..

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August 16th, 2017

Because of recent advancements in cervical spinal surgery it is now possible, through incisions less than 1 centimeter, to perform multiple level cervical fusion..

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August 16th, 2017

With kids going back to school back pain can sometimes pose a speed bump in getting back into the swing of things. Whether it's the heavy backpacks, getting back.. 

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March 20th, 2017

Often times my patients ask what they can do to help them with their lower back pain. Typically I respond by asking "do you have access to a pool?" 

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March 20th, 2017

Congratulations! Now that surgery is over, there are a few simple instructions to follow. This will ensure the optimal result from your surgery..

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