man with back pain playing golf

4 Common Golf Injuries: Treatment and Prevention

Categories: Sports Medicine

There’s nothing like waking up early Saturday morning to hit the golf course for an early morning game. Except the pain that follows. While golfing is a therapeutic way to remain active, the potential for sports injuries is real. The repetitive motions involved in golf can have a dramatic effect on the body, particularly the  … View More

Transitioning From the Treadmill to Outdoor Running

Categories: Exercises

For runners and exercise enthusiasts, there’s nothing quite like going for a steady jog or a brisk run outdoors. With spring nearly here and summer around the corner, runners will be able to leave the treadmill for the outdoors. But, our Long Island orthopedics office specialists urge runners to exercise caution during this transition. Read  … View More

2018 Olympics: Long Island Athletes and Injuries

Categories: Sports Medicine

While curling has earned its reputation as a low-impact Olympic event, not all events are risk-free. Skiing, snowboarding and even sledding, however, pose a much larger danger to the body. With sports ranging from simple tests in coordination to rapid, open-air movement, sports in the winter Olympics can have many potential injuries. Read on to  … View More

5 Most Common Skiing Injuries

Categories: Sports Medicine

For some people, there’s nothing better about the wintertime than flocking to the slopes. Also, with the 2018 Winter Olympics underway, we all have snow sports on our minds. However, like other risks of winter, skiing and snowboarding have the potential to be very hazardous. Snow sport injuries have the potential to cause serious problems.  … View More

senior citizen out in the winter

How Can Seniors Exercise During the Winter?

Categories: Exercises

As all seniors know, the winter brings many potential dangers. Driving in the snow is dangerous, the flu spreads like wildfire, and it’s far too cold to exercise. Or is it? As Long Island orthopedists, we can attest that it’s important to keep your body active during all times of the year. Even for seniors,  … View More

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2018 Winter Safety: Preventing Spinal and Hip Injuries

Categories: General Orthopedics

For Long Islanders, winter signifies a lot of things. Some like the way the snow falls on the trees, and others love the crunch of the snow beneath their feet. But, like it or not, winter does carry with it an increased risk. The abundance of snow, ice and generally dangerous conditions make winter injuries  … View More

woman shoveling snow

4 Common Causes of Winter Injuries

Categories: General Orthopedics

Winter is coming, and soon enough, it will be here. While you should stay vigilant against the flu, common cold, and other winter ailments, you should also be conscious of bodily injuries. Slippery walking and driving conditions can create unforeseen dangerous situations. And unfortunately, your body is particularly vulnerable to injuries during the winter. As  … View More

Office Back Pain

6 Steps to Creating a Spine-Conscious Office Space

Categories: Back Pain

Warehouses are often considered dangerous workplaces– there are hazardous materials, vehicles, and hefty boxes to be carried. There is, however, one extremely dangerous workplace that is often forgotten: the modern office. Unlike warehouses, though, the hazards in offices are far less noticeable– and take more effort to prevent. As Long Island orthopedists, we’ll discuss how  … View More