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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

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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

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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

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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

How to Prevent Common Orthopedic Injuries While Gardening

Categories: News

Keeping a Green Thumb and a Healthy Body! At Central Orthopedic Group of Long Island, we recognize that patients can have injuries from going throughout their daily routine. While gardening may be therapeutic, it is also strenuous for several major parts of the body, and may cause major muscle or joint pain. Here are some  … View More

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Anabolic Steroids: Negative Side Effects on the Body and Mind

Categories: Sports Medicine

Steroids have a well-deserved reputation of being the illegal, unhealthy and generally dangerous alternative to proper weight loss and muscle building through exercise and diet control. A diligent workout routine can be taxing on your body, but this is preferable to the long-term harm that muscle-building anabolic steroids can cause. Take a look at how  … View More

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Children’s Orthopedics: A Closer Look

Categories: Child Orthopedics

It is important to take note of how your child grows. As they get older, you may notice that they are not physically developing the way that they should. There are many common orthopedic issues present in children. Many of them will correct themselves without treatment. Sometimes, however, the conditions get more severe over time.  … View More

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Top 5 Most Body Taxing Jobs

Categories: Back Pain

Adults spend almost half their lives working. You probably spend more time at your job than you do at home. If you ever wonder where your general aches and pains come from, it is more than likely related to what you do for a living. Jobs that require you to repeat your movements each day,  … View More