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Living a rich, full life - free of pain - is your first concern. That is why when you need comprehensive, specialized orthopedic care, your first choice should be The Central Orthopedic Group located in Plainview, Rockville Centre, and Massapequa, Long Island.

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651 Old Country Road, Plainview, NY 11803  |  (516) 681-8822
77 North Centre Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY 11570  |  (516) 681-8822
5840 Merrick Road, Massapequa, NY 11758  |  (516) 681-8822

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Dr. Checo explaining spinal procedure to patient

Fernando Checo, MD
Featured in Long island MDNews

Dr. Checo was recently featured in a Long Island MDNews article about his collaboration with neurosurgeon Dr. Shah in treating and removing spinal tumors. Since 2012, Drs. Shah and Checo have combined their expertise and highly personalized care to treat spinal cord tumors. Both fellowship-trained, they bring a multidisciplinary approach to challenging procedures and provide the most advanced surgical techniques to patients.

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Everything You Need to Know About ACL Injuries

Knee injuries can be especially painful. Your ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is one of the key ligaments that stabilize your knee joint. Basically, your ACL is a tissue band of ligaments that hold the bones in your knee together. The purpose of your ACL is to prevent your tibia bone from sliding out in front  … View More

Pain Management: 4 Natural Remedies

Across the country, pain management is becoming a frequent concern. Pain in our neck, knees, and joints become more common as we get older. You name it, it hurts. At times, the pain we feel may be given a formal diagnosis. However, our bodies are not immune to the wear and tear of natural aging.  … View More