Carpal Tunnel Diagram

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: How a Hand Surgeon Can Help

Categories: Exercises

By now, almost everyone knows that office jobs can have a negative impact on one’s body. The increasingly sedentary lifestyle leads to a stronger chance for heart disease, obesity, and other negative conditions. While factory employees and skilled laborers are at the highest risk for carpal tunnel syndrome, office employees are also predisposed to this  … View More

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Categories: Back Pain

Throughout life, everyone is at some point susceptible to a severe spine injury. Whether your injury results from excessive lifting, a sedentary lifestyle, or a sports-related accident, spine injuries can result in a great deal of pain. Unfortunately, spine injuries can create serious limitations on your lifestyle. Recently, orthopedic surgeons have shifted their attention toward  … View More

Man holding wrist in pain

Winter is Coming: A Comprehensive Guide to Hand Pain

Categories: Arthritis

As one of the most versatile structures of the human body, hands help us to accomplish almost everything. From performing essential functions like eating and drinking, to intellectual pursuits like writing, to recreational sports and exercises, our hands help us push the boundaries of our lifestyles as humans. Unfortunately, though, human hands can also be  … View More

Physical therapist helping elderly woman with hand pain

12 Simple Exercises to Heal Your Injured Hand

Categories: Pain Management

Hand injuries impose a unique challenge. In addition to the associated pain, hand injuries can be extremely inconvenient. At Central Orthopedics, our Westbury hand surgeons are uniquely qualified to perform restorative surgeries that will help you to resume your normal lifestyle. There are simple steps that you can take to expedite your recovery in a  … View More

couple drinking water during exercise

Aerobic Vs. Anaerobic Exercise: What’s the Difference?

Categories: Back Pain / Exercises

As casual and committed athletes alike are aware, different exercises yield different benefits for the body. Basketball players who are looking to improve their speed and shooting ability may not have a workout routine similar to swimmers looking to build arm strength, endurance and leg muscles. Aside from the muscle groups that specific exercises enhance,  … View More

Montauk Long Island Lighthouse

7 Summer Exercise Tips From a Long Island Orthopedist

Categories: Exercises

Summer is the best time to engage in your favorite outdoor activities (with the exception of snowball fights, maybe). With the cold weather finally gone, there is nothing preventing you from returning outside with your friends and family. While being outdoors can be the highlight of your summer, it’s important to be conscious of the  … View More

Sport injury. Woman feeling pain on her foot after swimming at swimming pool

4 Common Swimming Injuries: Prevention & Recovery

Categories: Sports Medicine

As the summertime rolls around once again on Long Island, swimmers everywhere will rejoice. While swimming is excellent exercise for your body and works out several muscle groups, the incorrect technique can be damaging to your body. Competitive and recreational swimmers alike must exercise caution when swimming to avoid common swimming injuries. At Central Orthopedic,  … View More

Elderly couple outside with hip pain

Hip Pain: What Does It Mean and How Do I Treat It?

Categories: Diagnosis & Testing

Our staff of orthopedic surgeons and pain management specialists understand the difficulty that a hip injury can impose. Gone untreated, a hip injury can inhibit you from engaging in your favorite physical activity, or, in chronic conditions, prevent you from going through your daily routine without pain. Hip pain may also be an indicator that  … View More