Mature Couple Raking Autumn Leaves in Garden

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

Close-up of personal physiotherapist rehabilitating senior woman's joints after hip reconstruction

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

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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

Sports woman fitting orthopedic insoles. Treatment and prevention of flat feet and foot orthopedic diseases.

3 Quick Tips for Better Orthopedic Health in 2021

Categories: General Orthopedics

2020 is officially behind us. As a result, most of us couldn’t be happier. Obviously, 2020 was a year of significant challenges for just about everyone. The COVID-19 pandemic had a severe impact on countless aspects of our lives and continues to affect us in many ways. However, with 2021 (and an impending vaccine) comes  … View More

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6 Best Foods to Eat While Recovering From Sports Injuries

Categories: General Orthopedics / Sports Medicine

While sports injury pain can vary in intensity, it’s more than likely that you’re eager to recover quickly. Of course, making an appointment with a qualified orthopedic specialist is the easiest way to do this. Naturally, they’ll provide a definitive diagnosis and begin your treatment. However, in addition, they’ll help you learn about the appropriate  … View More

Winter Slip & Fall Prevention

Categories: General Orthopedics

Here on Long Island, it’s time to pull on our coats, hats, scarves and gloves, and prepare to battle through another long winter. Many of us find this to be a particularly difficult season. The shortage of natural light and bitterly cold temperatures make winter a challenge for most of us. In addition, it can  … View More

feet in flip flops on the grass

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