athletic man holding his shin with apparent shin fracture

Comprehensive Guide to Preventing and Recovering from Stress Fractures

Categories: General Orthopedics

Stress fractures are common injuries that can affect anyone, from athletes to individuals with active lifestyles. These tiny cracks in the bones can lead to pain, swelling, and limited mobility if not addressed properly. At Central Orthopedic Group of Long Island, we understand the importance of prevention and effective recovery strategies for stress fractures. In  … View More

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Summertime Sports Injuries & Their Prevention

Categories: General Orthopedics

The warm, bright and sunny summer months always inspire us to go outside, especially here on Long Island. In addition, we naturally want to engage in sports, swimming and other activities. The pleasant weather turns many of us from lazy and sluggish into physically-active people – and this often invites summertime injuries.   3 Common  … View More

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How to Prevent Smartphone-Induced Hand Pain

Categories: General Orthopedics

Guess how much time the average person spends on their smartphone every day? Just over five hours. Of course, it’s impossible to deny that mobile devices have totally engulfed us in the past few years. As a Long Island orthopedist, we understand how useful and integral devices like iPads can be in successfully treating patients.  … View More

What to Expect Before & After Joint Replacement Surgery

Common Orthopedic Surgeries

Categories: General Orthopedics

Orthopedics is the field of medicine that involves the musculoskeletal system. It is the complex network of bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Our first line of defense at Central Orthopedics is always nonsurgical treatment. Physical Therapy referrals, casting, splinting, and injections are a few. Unfortunately though, sometimes it is inevitable. That’s where our experienced, board-certified  … View More

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Injuries in Autumn to Watch Out For

Categories: General Orthopedics / Uncategorized

Autumn- a time for family, a time for activities! The air has finally cooled and the Long Island humidity is slowly dissipating. It’s almost time for warm cider as we sit around firepits and revel in the crisp evening air. In old times, the harvest would be upon us. Although most of us aren’t spending  … View More

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Ensuring Maximum Success With Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Categories: General Orthopedics

Long Island may be an exceptional place to live, but it’s not a place immune to sports injuries. In fact, our world-famous summers (and extensive range of potential activities) might even increase the risk of injuries here. Tennis, golf, swimming, hiking and gardening are just a few summer pastimes that can lead to injuries of  … View More

Bone fracture foot and leg on male patient with splint cast and crutches during surgery rehabilitation and orthopaedic recovery lying on couch staying at home

The Most Frequently Broken Bones In the Skeletal System

Categories: General Orthopedics

Our bones are extraordinary substances. Did you know that they’re as strong as steel but fifty times lighter in mass? However, at Central Orthopedic Group we know very well that repetitive, significant force or a sudden, violent impact directly on the bone, causes serious damage. Either scenario can decimate the bone’s integrity, which ultimately is  … View More

athletic man with worry and taking many supplements

Why You Shouldn’t Postpone Your Orthopedic Treatment

Categories: General Orthopedics

Are you dealing with chronic pain on a daily basis? We know that with such busy schedules and so many obligations, it’s often easier to overlook injuries than to seek the treatment you need. However, if you postpone your orthopedic appointments, you may be doing yourself more harm.  Without a doubt, ignoring your pain and  … View More

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Springtime Exercises to Stay Active & Prevent Injury

Categories: General Orthopedics

Finally – winter is behind us and spring is here! At last, the Long Island weather is nice and warm, and it’ll only get better in the months ahead. However, the whole world has been contending with the colossal challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic in the past year. Generally, this meant a full year being  … View More