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Fernando Checo, MD – Neck & Spine Surgery Specialist

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At The Central Orthopedic Group, our mission is to help all of our patients recover from injuries with minimal pain, and return to an enjoyable, pain-free lifestyle. Our versatile staff is eager to help patients during each phase of recovery. From diagnosis, to devising a recovery strategy, and ensuring that this recovery is sustained. Fernando  … View More

2022 Herald Long Island Choice Awards Nominees

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Anyone can vote once a day per email address. Get the word out to VOTE VOTE VOTE for Central Orthopedic Group!!!! Votes can be placed between November 23 and December 18. It’s easy to do. 1. Go to lichoiceawards.com & simply choose a the Orthopedic category 2. Cast your vote 3. Fill in your email address 4.  … View More

How to Prevent Orthopedic Injuries While Gardening

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Keep a Green Thumb and a Healthy Body! At Central Orthopedic Group of Long Island, we know that patients can injure themselves during their daily routine. It doesn’t have to be a sports injury or car accident! While gardening is therapeutic, it is also strenuous for several major parts of the body. Additionally, it may  … View More

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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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