30 people reportedly infected at shuttered Jersey Shore pain center

WALL TOWNSHIP – The Osteo Relief Institute shut down earlier this month after 30 patients contracted infections that were linked to the institute, according to local reports.

The infections occurred after the patients received injections from the institute, which were supposed to help with knee pain, News 12 New Jersey reported.

But instead the patients developed septic arthritis, a painful infection surrounding the joints, the website reported. Over 20 patients had to have surgery to fix the infections, according to the report.

Members of the New Jersey Department of Health investigated the institute and found injection safety and infection control …read more

Source: NJ.com Monmouth

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