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The freedom of doing the things you love is very important. Our team treats you with this in mind and gets you back in action fast.
Accurate Diagnostics-Our Focus.
Our physicians are focused on ensuring a proper diagnosis of your issue correctly, allowing for a more targeted treatment program.
Where is Your Pain?
Use our easy "Where is the Pain?" tool to see what procedures are used for the specific area of pain on your body. The tool is located below and on several other pages throughout the site.
Dr. Sharma
Dr. Anil K Sharma is the founder and President of Spine & Pain Centers of New Jersey and New York. He received his fellowship training in Pain Management at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
Dr. Daknis
Dr. Charles Cresanti-Daknis is a graduate of Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA, winning the prestigious Nelson Neurosurgical Award.
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Practice Philosophy

We are Spine and Pain Centers of New Jersey and New York. Established in 1997, our premier pain management centers are dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment and management of acute and chronic pain. With three locations in Monmouth County and Ocean County NJ, we are conveniently located to accommodate patients throughout the state. Our main office in Shrewsbury is located within minutes of downtown Red Bank while our Toms River office is only a short drive from the Ocean County mall. Those in the Freehold area are welcome to visit our location on West Main Street.

Using a patient-centered approach, our staff continually provides education regarding diagnosis and procedures while working toward a goal of relieving pain with cutting edge minimally invasive treatments. Our pain management physicians have been identified as “Top Doctors” in the region and continue to remain active in academics, research and medical publications.

Our staff members are compassionate, caring, and considerate throughout the diagnostic and treatment process. It is our utmost goal to return our patients to full function while improving long-term quality of life.

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Dr. Daknis is terrific! He is both professional and personable...a great combination for a doctor to have...add in his skills and knowledge and you have the perfect medical provider! His listening...
-Anonymous
Dr Daknis is a great doctor who takes his time to listen to his patients and keep their best interest in mind. I would recommend him to anyone with spine pain, he has made a difference in my life.
-Krisha McCaleb
Dr. Daknis,   I can't tell you what it's meant to me for you to take not only the time out of your schedule for me, but also I want to thank you for never making me feel like I wasn't, well, a paying...
-Lindsay F.
To Dr Sharma, Sue and of course to the absolute amazing staff (both on the 2nd floor and the 3rd floor) Thank you so much for all the hard work you all do on a regular basis. Your kindness, warmth...
-Adrienne B
Dear Doctor Sharma, Sue Debbie and Staff Thank You for all your care and support during a very difficult time for me.
-James B.
Dear Dr Sharma, I should have written this letter to you along time ago. I have been a patient of yours for several years and I want to thank you for helping me with my pain and medical concerns....
-Gary
We have been together for a long time. You have helped me in more ways then I can count. Please accept this small token of thanks.
-Joseph C.
Dear Dr Daknis, Vanessa, Danielle,Deb and all you great staff, I could never thank you all enough for your really wonderful care and caring during the past year!  You always helped me with a smile...
-Rosemary W.
Before I met Dr. Sharma, I was suffering from the effects of an accident at work combined with degenerative disc disease. I had numerous spinal surgeries, yet I continued to find even the smallest...
-Pat
Dr Sharma and Staff, I just want to say thank you for all your help and support with my pain management and hope the New Year brings the best to you all.
-Steven W & Children
Dear Dr. Daknis & Sue, I just want to thank you for all you have done for me. Since my first accident you have helped me put the pieces back together and given me my life back. Then came the...
-Evan K.
Dear Dr Sharma, Pat and Staff All of you have been so very helpful and kind. Words cannot express how truly thankful I am. Also, Thanks to Dr Sharma I have my life back!!! I am so relieved to...
- Nadine P.
To Dr. Daknis & Staff, Thank you for giving my mother renewed hope, for taking her pain seriously and for being so kind and compassionate. It is truly appreciated.
-Sylvia J.
To an absolutely incredible Dr. Sharma an his “go out of their way”, fabulous, beyond amazing, awesome staff- Another year has passed, and another year of being blessed having a doctor and staff that...
-Adrienne