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Reducing Knee Pain With Low-Impact Exercise

Categories: Exercises / Pain Management / Sports Medicine

Without a doubt, the knee is a complex joint. And it engages in more daily functions than you might think. Whether you have a chronic discomfort condition or severe injury, knee pain is a major obstacle. This discomfort can prevent more aggressive physical lifestyles–like contact sports–altogether. For patients undergoing orthopedic recovery, active exercises might not  … View More

6 Simple Ways to Prevent Sports Injuries in Children

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

Autumn is here, which means we no longer have to worry about common summertime injuries. However, children everywhere are jumping back into the thick of strenuous team workouts, practices and games. Obviously, this is fantastic for their health, athletic and fitness goals. But excessive physical activity can inevitably lead to injuries. That being said –  … 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

Pain Management: 4 Natural Remedies

Categories: News / Pain Management

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

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Nocturnal Leg Cramps – What You Should Know

Categories: Pain Management

Have you ever gone to bed at night, and soon after laying down felt an unpleasant pain in your legs? Leg cramps during the night, more commonly referred to as nocturnal leg cramps or charley horses, are fairly common. Essentially, they’re characterized by abrupt spasms in leg muscles that are painful and uncomfortable. As a  … View More

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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