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3 Common Causes of Sciatica

Categories: Back Pain

We’re no strangers to sciatica pain as Long Island’s leading orthopedist.  The specialists at Central Orthopedic Group develop treatment plans for the purpose of eliminating chronic pain in our patients every day. Of course, sports injuries are likely the most frequent affliction we treat. However, there are plenty of other common issues in the landscape  … View More

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Injuries in Autumn to Watch Out For

Categories: General Orthopedics / Uncategorized

Autumn- a time for family, a time for activities! The air has finally cooled and the Long Island humidity is slowly dissipating. It’s almost time for warm cider as we sit around firepits and revel in the crisp evening air. In old times, the harvest would be upon us. Although most of us aren’t spending  … View More

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Ensuring Maximum Success With Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Categories: General Orthopedics

Long Island may be an exceptional place to live, but it’s not a place immune to sports injuries. In fact, our world-famous summers (and extensive range of potential activities) might even increase the risk of injuries here. Tennis, golf, swimming, hiking and gardening are just a few summer pastimes that can lead to injuries of  … View More

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The Most Frequently Broken Bones In the Skeletal System

Categories: General Orthopedics

Our bones are extraordinary substances. Did you know that they’re as strong as steel but fifty times lighter in mass? However, at Central Orthopedic Group we know very well that repetitive, significant force or a sudden, violent impact directly on the bone, causes serious damage. Either scenario can decimate the bone’s integrity, which ultimately is  … View More

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4 Common Swimming Injuries: Prevention & Recovery

Categories: Sports Medicine

Long Islanders are rejoicing – we’re right in the heart of summer! Few places are as synonymous with summer as Long Island. With our beaches, vineyards, lighthouses, gorgeous seascapes and more, Long Island truly comes alive in the summertime. Of course, swimmers in particular have something to celebrate when temperatures rise. While swimming is an  … View More

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Why You Shouldn’t Postpone Your Orthopedic Treatment

Categories: General Orthopedics

Are you dealing with chronic pain on a daily basis? We know that with such busy schedules and so many obligations, it’s often easier to overlook injuries than to seek the treatment you need. However, if you postpone your orthopedic appointments, you may be doing yourself more harm.  Without a doubt, ignoring your pain and  … 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! This post has been updated from its original version, which was posted on June 29th, 2016. Arthritis symptoms can make staying active and healthy difficult. Stiffness, joint pain and swelling make exercise  … View More

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Rotator Cuff Injuries: What You Need to Know

Categories: Sports Medicine

Spring and summer are seasons of high activity. Therefore, rotator cuff tears are a common summertime injury. Often, things like swimming, tennis, volleyball and other upper-body workouts are the types of activity that lead to rotator cuff tears. Everyone knows: injuries happen. It doesn’t matter if you’re a pro athlete or weekend surfer. No one  … View More