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ACL: You May Need More Than an Icepack

Categories: Sports Medicine

With ACL injuries on the rise, it is important to educate yourself on how to cope with this debilitating problem. ACL injuries are all-too-common in competitive and recreational athletes that require more than just an ice pack…   Treating your ACL Injury at the Central Orthopedic Group The team at Central Orthopedic Group specializes in  … View More

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Understanding Your Sports Injury

Categories: Diagnosis & Testing / Sports Medicine

If you’re an athlete, then you know sports will take its toll on your body. Done regularly, movements like running, jumping, or pivoting can negatively impact joints, muscles, and bones. Furthermore, improper form can increase this risk. Our highly qualified staff will diagnose and treat your sports injury. However, it is important for athletes to  … View More

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Ankles: From Sprains to Surgeries

Categories: Sports Medicine

What you need to know about common ankle injuries. Whether you’ve had a collision on a sports field, tripped while on a power walk, or had a moment of poor form in crossfit, chances are that you have sore ankle joints. So at what point does this pain go from a bummer that holds you  … View More

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4 Common Golf Injuries: Treatment & Prevention

Categories: Sports Medicine

Now that summer is finally almost here, it’s time to start enjoying our favorite outdoor activities again. And for many of us, especially on Long Island, there’s nothing like waking up early to hit the golf course. However, the subsequent pain can really dampen that joy. While golfing is a great and fun way to  … View More

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4 Common Swimming Injuries: Prevention & Recovery

Categories: Sports Medicine

Long Islanders are rejoicing – we’re right in the heart of summer! Few places are as synonymous with summer as Long Island. With our beaches, vineyards, lighthouses, gorgeous seascapes and more, Long Island truly comes alive in the summertime. Of course, swimmers in particular have something to celebrate when temperatures rise. While swimming is an  … View More

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Rotator Cuff Injuries: What You Need to Know

Categories: Sports Medicine

Spring and summer are seasons of high activity. Therefore, rotator cuff tears are a common summertime injury. Often, things like swimming, tennis, volleyball and other upper-body workouts are the types of activity that lead to rotator cuff tears. Everyone knows: injuries happen. It doesn’t matter if you’re a pro athlete or weekend surfer. No one  … View More

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How to Stay Safe While Skiing & Snowboarding

Categories: Sports Medicine

Ask any of the millions of Americans with a passion for skiing or snowboarding, and they’ll instantly cite February as the very best time to hit the slopes. Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, most ski resorts are open to the public. Also, this means they’re ready for icy-sport-loving adrenaline junkies to start generating serious downhill  … View More