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6 Tips for Back Pain Relief

Categories: Back Pain

At the Central Orthopedic Group of Long Island, we understand how back pain can put a damper on life. Whether you’re experiencing acute or severe back problems, relief is possible. Our expert orthopedists will suggest many of the following tips for back pain.   1. Daily Stretches A daily stretch routine will improve tension, as  … View More

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7 Ways to Ease Your Back Pain

Categories: Back Pain

Many people on Long Island are affected by back pain, which can be caused by a variety of factors. Anything from a muscle or ligament strain to a disc problem or arthritis can cause serious back pain. Fortunately, there are a number of steps you can take to naturally ease your symptoms. But first… What  … View More

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What A Pain In The Neck!

Categories: Back Pain / Exercises

Ever wake up feeling like your neck is so stiff that it’s actually immobile? Obviously, many people have, and often attribute that to sleeping the “wrong way,” poor posture, or even sciatica. Of course, neck pain can be a sign of something more serious, like a cervical spine disorder or a herniated disk. However, it’s  … View More

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Top 5 Most Body Taxing Jobs

Categories: Back Pain

Did you know that the average person spends almost half their lives working? Therefore, if you find yourself feeling mysterious pains, aches or bruises, it’s likely that you have your job to thank. Usually, our jobs are pretty repetitive. Day in and day out, it calls for the same exact routine. Additionally, if this routine  … View More

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3 Common Causes of Sciatica

Categories: Back Pain

We’re no strangers to sciatica pain as Long Island’s leading orthopedist.  The specialists at Central Orthopedic Group develop treatment plans for the purpose of eliminating chronic pain in our patients every day. Of course, sports injuries are likely the most frequent affliction we treat. However, there are plenty of other common issues in the landscape  … View More

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Spinal Stenosis & How it’s Treated

Categories: Back Pain / Diagnosis & Testing

As Long Island’s leading orthopedist, Central Orthopedic Group diagnoses and treats many orthopedic injuries every day. Right now, spinal stenosis is one of the most common injuries orthopedists treat nationwide. Most often, spinal stenosis affects the lower back and neck. Successful pain management and treatment is absolutely possible for spinal stenosis. And, there are several  … 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

Returning to Sports After Spinal Surgery

Dr. Fernando Checo: Returning to Sports After Spinal Surgery

Categories: Back Pain / Sports Medicine

QUESTION: Ask an Orthopedic Series #AskAnOrtho “I’ve just been told that I am a candidate for spinal surgery…will this mean the end to my participation in recreational sports?” Athletes often assume that a spinal injury or condition that requires a surgical procedure means the end to their athletic career. However, many athletes have returned to  … View More

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A Multidisciplinary Approach to Spine Tumor Surgery at Neurological Surgery, P.C.

Categories: Back Pain / Pain Management / Sports Medicine

Fernando Checo, MD was recently featured in Long Island MDNews, a print and online publication covering highly ranked orthopedists and emerging treatment practices. At Neurological Surgery, P.C., Neurosurgeon Sachin Shah, MD, combines his surgical expertise with that of Fernando Checo, MD, orthopedic surgeon at The Central Orthopedic Group, to treat spine tumors. Since 2012, Drs.  … View More