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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

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Common Summertime Cause of Orthopedic Injuries

Categories: General Orthopedics

Here on Long Island, summer’s in full swing. The sun is blazing hot, the days are nice and long, pools are open and the water’s warm. Therefore, we orthopedists are helping our patients deal with the kinds of injuries that are unique to the summer months. Most of us view summer as the best time  … View More

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How Do You Treat Hip Pain?

Categories: Diagnosis & Testing

At Central Orthopedic, we regularly treat our patients’ ailments ranging from shoulder pain to golf injuries. Often, one of the more prevalent problems our patients face involve the hip. Obviously, our staff of surgeons and pain management specialists understand the difficulties of hip injuries. Without proper treatment, a hip injury can prevent you from engaging  … View More

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Dislocated Hip: The Symptoms

Categories: Diagnosis & Testing

As a leading Long Island orthopedist, we’re no strangers to hip questions. Very often, our patients complain of hip pain. This includes swelling, aches or feeling “out of place.” Have you been experiencing any of these issues? If so, you might be feeling the symptoms of a dislocated hip. In this post, we’ll discuss hip  … View More

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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

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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