How to Prevent Orthopedic Injuries While Gardening

Categories: News

Keep a Green Thumb and a Healthy Body! At Central Orthopedic Group of Long Island, we know that patients can injure themselves during their daily routine. It doesn’t have to be a sports injury or car accident! While gardening is therapeutic, it is also strenuous for several major parts of the body. Additionally, it may  … 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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12 Simple Exercises to Heal Your Injured Hand

Categories: Exercises

Hand injuries come with a unique challenge. In addition to the pain, hand injuries can be extremely inconvenient. At Central Orthopedics, our hand surgeons are uniquely qualified to perform restorative surgeries that will help you to resume your normal lifestyle. However, there are simple exercises you can do to expedite your recovery. Based on your  … View More

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6 Tips for Back Pain Relief

Categories: Back Pain

At the Central Orthopedic Group of Long Island, we understand how back pain can put a damper on life. Whether you’re experiencing acute or severe back problems, relief is possible. Our expert orthopedists will suggest many of the following tips for back pain.   1. Daily Stretches A daily stretch routine will improve tension, as  … View More

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7 Ways to Ease Your Back Pain

Categories: Back Pain

Many people on Long Island are affected by back pain, which can be caused by a variety of factors. Anything from a muscle or ligament strain to a disc problem or arthritis can cause serious back pain. Fortunately, there are a number of steps you can take to naturally ease your symptoms. But first… What  … View More

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What A Pain In The Neck!

Categories: Back Pain / Exercises

Ever wake up feeling like your neck is so stiff that it’s actually immobile? Obviously, many people have, and often attribute that to sleeping the “wrong way,” poor posture, or even sciatica. Of course, neck pain can be a sign of something more serious, like a cervical spine disorder or a herniated disk. However, it’s  … View More

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Summertime Sports Injuries & Their Prevention

Categories: General Orthopedics

The warm, bright and sunny summer months always inspire us to go outside, especially here on Long Island. In addition, we naturally want to engage in sports, swimming and other activities. The pleasant weather turns many of us from lazy and sluggish into physically-active people – and this often invites summertime injuries.   3 Common  … View More