New Anti-gravity Treadmill to Speed up Morton’s Surgery Recovery
Morton’s neuroma surgery is so debilitating that the Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital is using an AlterG anti-gravity treadmill to help speed up recovery. We ask why have surgery and have to deal with a long complex recovery when the non-surgical alternatives are so effective?
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Janet D. Pearl, MD, MSc is the Medical Director of The Center for Morton’s Neuroma and Complete Spine and Pain Care, an interventional and integrated Pain Management program located in Framingham, Massachusetts. Previously, Dr. Pearl was the Co-Director of the Pain Management Center at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, where she was also the Director of the Fellowship program. She is the former Director of a satellite pain center of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Pain Management Center, located at the HealthSouth Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Pearl held academic appointments at Harvard Medical School and Tufts Medical School. She serves on the Health Care Services Board of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents since 2000 as one of its physician representatives and is Chair of the Committee on Pain Management.