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12 Simple Exercises to Heal Your Injured Hand

Categories: Pain Management

Hand injuries impose a unique challenge. In addition to the associated pain, hand injuries can be extremely inconvenient. At Central Orthopedics, our hand surgeons are uniquely qualified to perform restorative surgeries that will help you to resume your normal lifestyle. There are simple steps that you can take to expedite your recovery in a painless  … View More

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Aqua Therapy: Just What the Doctor Ordered

Categories: Exercises / Pain Management

Aqua Therapy Could Be Just What The Doctor Ordered When it Comes to Your Arthritis Pain Trade in your sneakers for a swimsuit! This post has been updated from its original version, which was posted on June 29th, 2016. The stiffness and joint pain from arthritis can make exercising incredibly difficult. However, staying active can  … View More

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A Multidisciplinary Approach to Spine Tumor Surgery at Neurological Surgery, P.C.

Categories: Back Pain / Pain Management / Sports Medicine

Fernando Checo, MD was recently featured in Long Island MDNews, a print and online publication covering highly ranked orthopedists and emerging treatment practices. At Neurological Surgery, P.C., Neurosurgeon Sachin Shah, MD, combines his surgical expertise with that of Fernando Checo, MD, orthopedic surgeon at The Central Orthopedic Group, to treat spine tumors. Since 2012, Drs.  … View More

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Sports Medicine: Top 4 Basketball Injuries to Look Out For

Categories: Child Orthopedics / Pain Management / Sports Medicine

With football season wrapping up and temperatures dropping, athletes are beginning to move inside. Soon, student athletes and adults alike will begin playing indoor basketball, both competitively and as a form of exercise. Unfortunately, with this transition comes the potential for new sports injuries. While basketball may not involve as much physical contact as other  … View More

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What’s the Best Cardio Exercise Machine After Recovery?

Categories: Back Pain / Exercises / General Orthopedics / Pain Management

As the summer winds down and the heat transitions to a cool breeze, many avid runners will be moving inside. And, while running enthusiasts 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 can have different orthopedics  … View More

Preventing Sports Injuries in Children: 6 Simple Steps

Categories: Child Orthopedics / Exercises / Pain Management / Sports Medicine

Summer is here, and children are choosing pick-up basketball games over organized sports– for now. Soon, fall will come and children will jump back into the thick of strenuous team workouts, practices and games. While this is great for their athletic and fitness goals, excessive physical activity can inevitably lead to injuries. But it doesn’t  … View More