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What Is Scoliosis?

The team at Orthopedic Associates of Long Island in New York is dedicated to helping patients achieve better health and wellness. This includes evaluation of certain procedures that can impact one’s overall health and quality of life, including scoliosis. Understanding scoliosis Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature that can occur to the spine. Approximately 3% of […]

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2019
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Recovery and Life After ACL Tear Surgery

An ACL tear is a common injury that can happen to the knee. While some treatment options may be used to recover from these tears, others are more severe and may require ACL tear surgery. The doctors of Orthopedic Associates of Long Island can provide surgical intervention and improve one’s quality of life for many […]

  • Posted on: Aug 30 2019
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Do Helmets Truly Prevent Concussions?

The team of Orthopedic Associates of Long Island provide patients in the community with the information they need to know about injuries that can impact their body. One common concern is that of concussions. Concussions are injuries that impact the brain’s function. These can be serious and should not be taken lightly. We have many […]

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2019
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What Is Tennis Elbow and How Can It Be Improved?

When patients hear of “tennis elbow,” they often think of a condition that is caused by playing racquetball. Oddly enough, this condition can be caused by any type of repetitive motions, whether it be out on the court or in the workplace. Tennis elbow, which is medically known as lateral epicondylitis, can be a problematic […]

  • Posted on: Jul 30 2019
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4 Benefits of Working with a Sports Medicine Physician

At Orthopedic Associates of Long Island, our professionals are pleased to provide patients in New York with a wide range of medical care. One of our popular services is that of sports medicine. What is sports medicine? Sports medicine is an area of medical work that specializes in treating patients who often deal with sports-related […]

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2019
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Do I Need a Second Opinion?

If you know you need treatment for an ongoing or a brand new issue, you may decide to see just one physician. Even if that doctor came highly recommended by a close friend, we always think that it’s a good idea to get a second opinion. Just to be safe. Just as every person is […]

  • Posted on: Jun 30 2019
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Preventing Injuries with Yoga

Have you ever been to a yoga class? Chances are that you have. But you may not be a regular yoga class attendee for one reason or another. Maybe you’d rather focus on building muscle, or maybe the class you attended was a little too sleepy. But, yoga classes may be able to help you […]

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2019
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Is My Rotator Cuff Injured?

Pain in the shoulder can truly be a pain in the neck. One of the odd things about shoulder pain is it can creep up on you slowly. It may be hard to pinpoint when it started. In patients who are a little bit older, that pain may come from repeated movements that have worn […]

  • Posted on: May 30 2019
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Common Spring Running Injuries To Watch Out For

Spring is here, and we’re finally loosening up those muscles and reaching for our running shoes again. You may be moving your workout from the gym to the streets, or just starting to work out again to get in shape for summer. No matter what you’re working for, an injury can disrupt those plans. Explanations […]

  • Posted on: May 15 2019
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Plantar Fasciitis

As the weather warms up, you may be grateful for fewer aches and pains. There’s something about the cold that leads to stiffer joints and more pain, especially when we first wake up in the morning. Our feet could hurt, or our neck may be stiff. But not all aches are linked to cooler weather. […]

  • Posted on: Apr 30 2019
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