pain management

‘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

Welcome Dr. Koutsoumbelis!

Categories: News

The Central Orthopedic Group is please to announce that Stelios Koutsoumbelis, MD has joined the practice as a fellowship trained spine surgeon. Dr. Koutsoumbelis graduated college from Tulane University in New Orleans. He attended medical school at the University of Akron. Dr. Koutsoumbelis then returned to his native Long Island and successfully completed his orthopedic  … View More

Solutions for Knee Pain

Good News for Knees: Cartilage Regeneration on its Way

Categories: Arthritis / News

#TechTuesdays Are you suffering from Osteoarthritis? This new research may be your answer! Millions of people are affected will cartilage injuries around the world. Here at Central Orthopedic on Long Island, we see hundreds of patients that have chronic knee pain or have concerns about their “crunchy” sounding knees. The traditional methods to fix these  … View More

What to Expect Before & After Joint Replacement Surgery

Joint Replacement: What to Expect Before & After

Categories: News

Ask an Orthopedic Series #AskAnOrtho QUESTION: “I recently became a candidate for joint replacement surgery – What can I expect during and after the procedure?” Finding out that you are a candidate for joint replacement surgery can be overwhelming, but if you find yourself living with debilitating joint pain as a result of arthritis, injury,  … View More

3D Printing Offers Patient Specific Orthopedic Care

Categories: News / Sports Medicine

As orthopedists, we like to keep watch for advances to 3D printing, and just how important it is becoming to the medical field. While 3D printing technology has been around for 30-plus years, it has recently been a hot button topic in the news, with the announcement that Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis, Sr would  … View More

Central Orthopedic Doctor Sees Spike in Hoverboard Injuries

Categories: News

Dr Mitchell Keschner of the Central Orthopedic Group sat down with the team at News 12 Long Island to discuss the influx of hoverboard related injuries that are plaguing youth and adults alike since their increase in popularity over the last several months. A 12-year-old boy from Plainview fell off his hoverboard just a day  … View More