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3 Quick Tips for Better Orthopedic Health in 2021

Categories: General Orthopedics

2020 is officially behind us. As a result, most of us couldn’t be happier. Obviously, 2020 was a year of significant challenges for just about everyone. The COVID-19 pandemic had a severe impact on countless aspects of our lives and continues to affect us in many ways. However, with 2021 (and an impending vaccine) comes  … View More

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6 Best Foods to Eat While Recovering From Sports Injuries

Categories: General Orthopedics / Sports Medicine

While sports injury pain can vary in intensity, it’s more than likely that you’re eager to recover quickly. Of course, making an appointment with a qualified orthopedic specialist is the easiest way to do this. Naturally, they’ll provide a definitive diagnosis and begin your treatment. However, in addition, they’ll help you learn about the appropriate  … View More

Winter Slip & Fall Prevention

Categories: General Orthopedics

Here on Long Island, it’s time to pull on our coats, hats, scarves and gloves, and prepare to battle through another long winter. Many of us find this to be a particularly difficult season. The shortage of natural light and bitterly cold temperatures make winter a challenge for most of us. In addition, it can  … View More

6 Simple Ways to Prevent Sports Injuries in Children

Categories: Child Orthopedics / Exercises / Pain Management / Sports Medicine

Autumn is here, which means we no longer have to worry about common summertime injuries. However, children everywhere are jumping back into the thick of strenuous team workouts, practices and games. Obviously, this is fantastic for their health, athletic and fitness goals. But excessive physical activity can inevitably lead to injuries. That being said –  … View More

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How Long Should You Wait Before Seeking Shoulder Pain Treatment?

Categories: Diagnosis & Testing

At Central Orthopedic Group, we’re no strangers to patients with shoulder pain. In fact, like hip pain, it’s one of the most common sports injuries. Athletes who use repetitive motions like swimmers, tennis players and weightlifters often experience shoulder pain. However, while it’s very common with athletes, it can also happen to anyone. Also, it  … View More

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Why You Should Never Wear Flip-Flops Again

Categories: General Orthopedics

Summer is officially over. Obviously, that doesn’t necessarily mean the warm weather is over. In fact, we probably still have another solid month of heat ahead of us before it gets chilly. For many of us, that means another solid month of wearing flip-flops. Many of us consider flip-flops to be super convenient and simple  … View More

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What’s the Best Cardio Exercise Machine for Injury Recovery?

Categories: Back Pain / Exercises / General Orthopedics / Pain Management

As the summer ends and we transition to autumn, many passionate runners will be heading indoors. And, while runners may prefer the natural feeling of running outside, there are also benefits to indoor cardio machines. Most gyms have several types of cardio machines – each of which have different orthopedic benefits. Depending on your condition,  … View More