Pain Management: 4 Natural Remedies

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Across the country, pain management is becoming a frequent concern. Pain in our neck, knees, and joints become more common as we get older. You name it, it hurts. At times, the pain we feel may be given a formal diagnosis. However, our bodies are not immune to the wear and tear of natural aging.  … View More

The Central Orthopedic Group Opens New Massapequa Location

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To better serve our growing community of patients, we’ve officially opened our long-awaited Massapequa location! This new space will empower our team of orthopedic specialists, surgeons and physical therapists to offer patients the same prompt, dedicated and individualized care they have come to expect from our physicians. Treating More Long Island Patients Located on Merrick  … View More

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Fernando Checo, MD – World Spine Outreach

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Global outreach programs can play a pivotal role in opening up new doors for patients in developing nations that require complex healthcare treatment. Fernando Checo, MD, an expert orthopedic surgeon at The Central Orthopedic Group, previously contributed to a medical humanitarian initiative. This initiative was designed to empower foreign doctors, and improve patients’ quality of  … View More

Fernando Checo, MD – Helping Those in Need of Shoes & Foot Care

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At Central Orthopedics, we aim to cultivate a culture that encourages and rewards physicians who apply their healthcare skills in volunteer settings. Several of our orthopedic doctors are passionate about volunteerism, and recognize the higher cause in helping those who are less fortunate. One such doctor is Fernando Checo, MD, who has volunteered in many  … View More

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Fernando Checo, MD – Neck & Spine Surgery Specialist

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At The Central Orthopedic Group and Physical Therapy, our mission is to help all of our patients recover from injuries with minimal pain, and return to an enjoyable, pain-free lifestyle as soon as possible. Our versatile staff is eager to help patients during each phase of recovery: from diagnosis, to devising a recovery strategy, and  … View More

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Sports Medicine: New Recommended Exercise Guidelines

Categories: Child Orthopedics / Exercises / General Orthopedics / News / Sports Medicine

For some people, exercising is a standard part of any day’s routine — jogging comes as naturally as hand washing. For others, though, finding the motivation and time to exercise can be more difficult. With Amazon Prime eliminating trips to the grocery store and Uber Eats delivering food to the home, people are less likely  … View More

How to Prevent Orthopedic Injuries While Gardening

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Keeping a Green Thumb and a Healthy Body! At Central Orthopedic Group of Long Island, we recognize that patients can have injuries from going throughout their daily routine. While gardening may be therapeutic, it is also strenuous for several major parts of the body, and may cause major muscle or joint pain. Here are some  … View More

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‘Tis The Season To Shovel…Safely

Categories: Back Pain / News / Uncategorized

Winter is coming. Last year Long Island saw a pretty mild winter, but things may be different this season. Some heavy snows might fall, so it is important to avoid hurting yourself when you’re outside shoveling. Wear The Right Clothing Dressing inappropriately for winter weather can cause some serious damage to your body. To keep  … View More