pain management

How To Handle Arthritis This Winter

Categories: Arthritis / Pain Management

Many people who suffer from arthritis complain that it will flare up during rainy or cold weather. Therefore, winter isn’t always a fun time for those who have the condition. Throughout the winter months it is very true that your arthritis can be considerably more painful. In order to better cope with the pain management,  … View More

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‘Tis The Season To Shovel…Safely

Categories: Back Pain / News / Uncategorized

Winter is coming. Last year Long Island saw a pretty mild winter, but things may be different this season. Some heavy snows might fall, so it is important to avoid hurting yourself when you’re outside shoveling. Wear The Right Clothing Dressing inappropriately for winter weather can cause some serious damage to your body. To keep  … View More

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💪 Deskercise: 7 Ways To Stay Active In The Office

Categories: Exercises

Our bodies aren’t designed to carry out many of the daily activities that are necessary to our lives. People who work in careers like construction, waiting tables, or any other kind of manual labor, are likely to develop orthopedic problems. This is even true for those of us who work at offices, just sitting at  … View More

Pain Management: 4 Natural Remedies

Categories: Pain Management

Pain management is an increasing concern across the country. As we get older we often develop pain in our joints, knees, or neck. You name it, it starts to hurt. Sometimes our pains are diagnosed as something specific like rheumatoid arthritis, for example. More often than not our bodies are experiencing the normal wear and  … View More

What is an Orthopedic Massage

Orthopedic Massage: Restoring The Balance

Categories: Arthritis / Back Pain

Who doesn’t love a good massage? Our muscles and joints can be greatly affected from our daily activities. A long relaxing massage can sometimes be just what the doctor ordered. But what if you suffer from arthritis or back pain? Aside from the relaxation provided by a typical massage, orthopedic massage therapy might be the  … View More

What A Pain In The Neck!

Categories: Back Pain / Exercises

Ever woken up feeling like your neck is so stiff that it’s actually immobile? Many people have and contribute that to “sleeping the wrong way”, poor posture, or maybe a pinched nerve. Although neck pain can be a sign of something more serious like a cervical spine disorder or a herniated disk, it is very  … View More

Ankles: From Sprains to Surgeries

Categories: Sports Medicine

What you need to know about common ankle injuries. Whether you’ve had a collision on a sports field, tripped while on a power walk, or had a moment of poor form in crossfit, chances are that you’ve experienced a sore ankle joint once or twice. So at what point does this pain go from a  … View More

Welcome Dr. Koutsoumbelis!

Categories: News

The Central Orthopedic Group is please to announce that Stelios Koutsoumbelis, MD has joined the practice as a fellowship trained spine surgeon. Dr. Koutsoumbelis graduated college from Tulane University in New Orleans. He attended medical school at the University of Akron. Dr. Koutsoumbelis then returned to his native Long Island and successfully completed his orthopedic  … View More