man with back pain playing golf

4 Common Golf Injuries: Treatment & Prevention

Categories: Sports Medicine

Now that summer is upon us, we’re enjoying our favorite outdoor activities again. For many of us, there’s nothing like waking up early on the weekends to hit the golf course. However, the pain that follows can really dampen that joy. While golfing is a therapeutic way to remain active, the potential for a sports  … View More

man holding ankle while outdoors

All About Sprained Ankles

Categories: General Orthopedics

Sprained ankles are one of the most unpleasant sports injuries. Athletes rightfully fear them, as they can take them off their feet for a considerable amount of time. Sprained ankles vary in severity and recovery time, and many patients often have a lot of questions about them. Basically, sprained ankles come from rolling, twisting or  … View More

teenage soccer player injury

The Role of Diagnosis in Sports Injury Treatment

Categories: Sports Medicine

Let’s face it: sports injury recovery is no easy feat. Depending on the severity of the injury, it can take weeks, months or even years. However, before the recovery process, it’s important to be sure that you are receiving treatment for the appropriate condition. Accurate diagnosis is a critical aspect of treating and healing an  … View More

runner stopped to assess pain

4 Tips to Care For Exercise Injuries At Home

Categories: Exercises

Across Long Island, we’re still doing our best to adjust to quarantine. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep us indoors, we’re struggling to stay healthy and active while stuck in our houses. In a previous post, we discussed ways to maintain exercise routines during lockdown. However, what happens if you injure yourself? Obviously, most  … View More

man stretching arm with doctor

Range of Motion: What You Need to Know

Categories: Diagnosis & Testing / Exercises

After suffering from an orthopedic injury, you’ll likely be in some pain. However, a lack of joint mobility is the true indicator of an injury’s severity. Without the normal range of motion, the affected joint is still injured. Consequently, all sports medicine treatments are oriented toward restoring the full range of motion.   What is Range  … View More

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