Understanding Arthritis: Diagnosis, Care, and Treatment

Categories: Arthritis

Arthritis is a prevalent condition affecting millions of individuals worldwide, causing joint pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility. At Central Orthopedic Group of Long Island, we recognize the challenges arthritis poses. We are dedicated to providing comprehensive care to help patients manage their symptoms effectively. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the diagnosis, care, and  … View More

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How To Handle Arthritis This Winter

Categories: Arthritis / Pain Management

Many people who suffer from arthritis complain that it will flare up during rainy or cold weather. Therefore, winter isn’t always a fun time for those who have the condition. Throughout the winter months it is very true that your arthritis can be considerably more painful. In order to better cope with the pain management,  … View More

What You Need To Know About Your Arthritis Diagnosis

Categories: Arthritis / Diagnosis & Testing

Symptoms, Causes & Treatments of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis Arthritis is a condition which refers to inflammation, which can result in joint pain, swelling and limited mobility. While arthritis is most commonly associated with joint related issues, it can also affect cardiovascular health, as well as other conditions. Some arthritic forms, like Rheumatoid Arthritis, are  … 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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Five Non-Surgical Treatments for Hip & Knee Arthritis

Categories: Arthritis

When it comes to treating hip or knee arthritis, you may have more options than you realize. The hip and knee joint move in different ways. However, the options for treating them are actually quite similar. When consulting with a Long Island orthopedist, it’s important to explore all treatment methods (without postponing) before resorting to  … View More

Can Diet Affect Arthritis Pain

Can Diet Ease Arthritis Pain?

Categories: Arthritis

At Central Orthopedic Group, our goal is to alleviate our patient’s arthritis pain. Many things can influence our joints and our joint pain. But can a change in your diet ease your arthritis pain? Yes it can! Here, we have discussed some changes to your diet that can reduce arthritis pain.   How Your Diet  … View More

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Winter is Coming: A Comprehensive Guide to Hand Pain

Categories: Arthritis

As one of the most versatile structures of the human body, hands help us to accomplish almost everything. From performing essential functions like eating and drinking, to intellectual pursuits like writing, to recreational sports and exercises, our hands help us push the boundaries of our lifestyles as humans. Unfortunately, though, human hands can also be  … View More

What is an Orthopedic Massage

Orthopedic Massage: Restoring The Balance

Categories: Arthritis / Back Pain

Who doesn’t love a good massage? Our muscles and joints can be greatly affected from our daily activities. A long relaxing massage can sometimes be just what the doctor ordered. But what if you suffer from arthritis or back pain? Aside from the relaxation provided by a typical massage, orthopedic massage therapy might be the  … View More

Solutions for Knee Pain

Good News for Knees: Cartilage Regeneration on its Way

Categories: Arthritis / News

#TechTuesdays Are you suffering from Osteoarthritis? This new research may be your answer! Millions of people are affected will cartilage injuries around the world. Here at Central Orthopedic on Long Island, we see hundreds of patients that have chronic knee pain or have concerns about their “crunchy” sounding knees. The traditional methods to fix these  … View More

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Runners: Prepare Your Winter Knees

Categories: Arthritis / Sports Medicine

New Year’s resolutions to be fit and active (paired with a particularly warm January in New York) has seen an influx of runners hitting the pavement in lieu of the treadmill. But as cold weather begins to settle in, you could be wreaking havoc on your knee joints. The brisk winter months tend to make  … View More