physical therapy in a pool

The 10 Main Benefits of Physical Therapy

Categories: Sports Medicine

At Central Orthopedic Group, the treatment of sports injuries is our area of expertise. As Long Island’s leading orthopedist, we place a high emphasis on healing injuries as completely as possible. Winter injuries plague several of our patients this time of year, and need swift, effective treatment. Therefore, when it comes to certain injuries, the  … View More

5 Most Common Skiing Injuries

Categories: Sports Medicine

Here on Long Island, we’re still very much in the thick of winter – although we’re very close to the end! Spring is on the horizon, and winter is almost behind us. For some people, there’s nothing better about the wintertime than heading to the slopes. As a Long Island orthopedist, few are as aware  … View More

man with pain in the knee while running outdoors in cold day

How (And Why) Cold Weather Affects Your Knees

Categories: General Orthopedics

On Long Island, we’re still battling through the bitter cold of winter. As most of us know, this is a season that can burden us with significant orthopedic challenges. As a Long Island orthopedist, we treat several injuries caused during winter. Between ice, snow, shoveling and car accidents, winter is a time for everyone to  … View More

Group of young sporty attractive people practicing yoga lesson with instructor, standing together in Virabhadrasana 1 exercise, Warrior one pose, working out, indoor full length, studio background

4 Tips for Safer Yoga

Categories: Exercises

As a Long Island orthopedist, Central Orthopedic Group treats every kind of orthopedic injury you can imagine. Surprisingly, many of these injuries come from beneficial activities, like your job. Additionally, one of the more surprising activities than can lead to injury is yoga. Of course, at Central Orthopedic Group we understand the many physical (and  … View More

Doctor with MRI and Patient

What is a High-Field MRI and Why We Use It

Categories: Diagnosis & Testing / General Orthopedics

At Central Orthopedics, our goal has always been to provide patients with the treatment they need to overcome injuries. In order to provide this treatment, we need to first assess these injuries with an MRI machine. We utilize a new high-field MRI machine, which expands our ability to diagnose injuries and develop treatment plans. For  … View More

senior citizen out in the winter

7 Ways Seniors Can 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’s leading orthopedists, we can confirm that it’s important to keep your body active during all times of the year. Even for seniors,  … View More

Ankle strain injury while running outdoors

Strain Injuries: Some Basic Information

Categories: General Orthopedics

As Long Island’s leading orthopedist, Central Orthopedic Group diagnoses and treats several different orthopedic injuries on a regular basis. One of the most common types of orthopedic injuries we treat is strain injury. Now that the weather has plummeted, strains are among the common winter injuries treated here at Central Orthopedic Group. Many people often  … View More

woman shoveling snow

4 Common Causes of Winter Injuries

Categories: General Orthopedics

Winter is just about here! During this time of year, most of us worry about the flu, the common cold, and other winter ailments. However, you should also be conscious of bodily injuries! Icy walkways and slippery driving conditions can create dangerous situations. And unfortunately, your body is particularly vulnerable to injuries during the winter.  … View More