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

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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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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

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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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💪 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

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

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Can You Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Categories: Arthritis / Exercises

One of the most common conditions in the hand and wrist is carpal tunnel syndrome. This occurs when a nerve in the wrist is compressed. It is caused by daily activities which require constant and repetitive use of hands, fingers and arms. Quick, repetitive movements cause friction of the muscle inside the wrist, resulting in  … View More

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DOMS: How Sore is Too Sore to Workout?

Categories: Exercises

Hurt-so-good or pushed-too-far? How to tell if you need a rest day… The level of soreness that you feel after an especially hard workout is usually written off as a badge of honor; you pushed an extra mile on the treadmill, or increased your weights used on the curl machine. You’re feeling accomplished and strong.  … View More

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Aqua Therapy: Just What the Doctor Ordered

Categories: Exercises / Pain Management

Aqua Therapy Could Be Just What The Doctor Ordered When it Comes to Your Arthritis Pain Trade in your sneakers for a swimsuit! The stiffness and joint pain associated with arthritis can make exercising incredibly difficult. But staying active can promote improvement in your level of flexibility and range of motion, as well as protect  … View More

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Effective Ways to Ease Sciatic Pain

Categories: Back Pain / Exercises

Don’t Know if it’s Sciatica? Symptoms Include: Consistent pain on one side of the leg or buttocks Elevated pain when sitting Pain in the legs that can be described as tingling, searing, or burning Feelings of weakness, numbness or difficulty in moving leg or foot Sharp pain inhibiting the ability to stand or walk Find  … View More

CrossFit: Beneficial or Dangerous

An Orthopedist View of CrossFit

Categories: Exercises / Sports Medicine

    There are many nay-sayers about the booming CrossFit fitness program. With an ever-growing list of injured participants, we need to examine the benefits versus the set backs of this extreme exercise regimen. CrossFit has gained a huge following since its introduction in 2000. The program emphasizes strength and conditioning by incorporating aerobic exercise,  … View More

Exercises for People With Back Pain

Categories: Back Pain / Exercises

Central Orthopedic Group, occupying Long Island’s best orthopedic surgeons and specialists, understand the importance of healthy living. We always emphasize how beneficial exercising, eating healthy and sports medicine can be toward maintaining appropriate orthopedic health. Whether you’re experiencing chronic, acute or temporary back pain, there’s an exercise solution for you. Our physical therapists are experienced  … View More

Carpal Tunnel Exercises

Carpal Tunnel Exercises You Can Do at Work

Categories: Arthritis / Exercises

The Central Orthopedic Group of Long Island are your general orthopedic pain management specialists. We work with patients in multiple locations, including Plainview and Rockville Center, to relieve their Carpal Tunnel pain and bring back function to their hands. Through our specialty services, such as orthopedic surgeries, non-surgical interventions, physical therapy, pain management, and more,  … View More