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3 Tips for Maximizing Your Physical Therapy

Categories: Exercises

At Central Orthopedic Group, diagnosing and treating sports injuries is our daily practice. As Long Island’s foremost orthopedist, we maintain a passionate commitment to the complete recovery of our patients. Of course, in many cases, physical therapy is an exceptional solution. However, how can you be confident you’re navigating physical therapy the best possible way?  … View More

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Reducing Knee Pain With Low-Impact Exercise

Categories: Exercises / Pain Management / Sports Medicine

Without a doubt, the knee is a complex joint. And it engages in more daily functions than you might think. Whether you have a chronic discomfort condition or severe injury, knee pain is a major obstacle. This discomfort can prevent more aggressive physical lifestyles–like contact sports–altogether. For patients undergoing orthopedic recovery, active exercises might not  … 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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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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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

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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

Group of young sporty attractive people practicing yoga lesson with instructor, standing together in Virabhadrasana 1 exercise, Warrior one pose, working out, indoor full length, studio background

4 Tips for Safer Yoga

Categories: Exercises

As a Long Island orthopedist, Central Orthopedic Group treats every kind of orthopedic injury you can imagine. Surprisingly, many of these injuries come from beneficial activities, like your job. Additionally, one of the more surprising activities than can lead to injury is yoga. Of course, at Central Orthopedic Group we understand the many physical (and  … View More

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7 Ways Seniors Can Exercise During the Winter

Categories: Exercises

As all seniors know, the winter brings many potential dangers. Driving in the snow is dangerous, the flu spreads like wildfire, and it’s far too cold to exercise. Or is it? As Long Island’s leading orthopedists, we can confirm that it’s important to keep your body active during all times of the year. Even for seniors,  … View More