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Sports Medicine for the Overhead Athlete

As Spring training begins (pitchers and catchers reported earlier this week), Dr. Michael Sileo, sports medicine surgeon with Orthopedic Associates of Long Island, recently spoke with St. Charles Sports medicine physical therapists John Ebinger and Keith Levinson and MLB pitcher James Hoyt about the importance of maintaining arm health for overhead throwing athletes. Preventing injuries […]

FAQ’s about total knee replacement

Patients who have debilitating conditions such as injuries or severe arthritis that has impacted their knee joints may be advised by a professional that they need to consider the advantages of total knee replacement. The decision to undergo such as procedure can be a difficult one, and there may be many questions patients might have […]

What to expect from shoulder surgery

Millions of people throughout the United States experience shoulder pain and shoulder concerns every year. Many of these people seek the assistance of an orthopedic professional to get a proper diagnosis of their condition and find a treatment that offers relief. Whether patients have a minor issue or a serious problem, treatment is best received […]

Treatment and care for concussion and head injuries

A concussion or head injury can result in serious complications if a patient is not properly diagnosed and treated by a professional. When a concussion occurs, often by trauma to the head or body, the normal functions of the brain are disrupted, resulting in physical and cognitive concerns. Additionally, patients with a concussion may also […]

The benefits of hip replacement

One of the largest joints in the entire body that offer the most weight-bearing is that of the hip joint. The hip joint includes the thigh bone and pelvis, which are ball-and-socket joints that allow us to stand and walk correctly. When arthritis or other types of conditions are impacting these joints, it can bring […]

Reasons for knee replacement surgery

The knee is an important joint of the body that allows us to walk, run, and jump. When an injury or condition makes the knee area painful, it can dramatically impact one’s quality of life. Without the ability to move around without pain, many patients find that they start leading sedentary lifestyles. They may not […]

What shoulder conditions are addressed at our practice?

At Orthopedic Associates of Long Island, our providers have dedicated their careers to helping patients with a wide range of services regarding the musculoskeletal system. This includes the bones, muscles, tendons, joints, and ligaments throughout the body. The musculoskeletal system is incredibly complex, and by visiting a specialist with specific training and experience in this […]

Solutions provided by our hand surgeons at Orthopedic Associates of Long Island

Your hand and wrist are vital to everyday function, and when problems arise, they may require attention. The providers at Orthopedic Associates of Long Island are dedicated to providing patients with surgical and nonsurgical solutions for the hand and wrist when problems arise. Below are just a few of the more common conditions that might […]

When hip replacement is recommended

When patients are dealing with conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, avascular necrosis, or osteoarthritis, many joints throughout the body can be impacted. Patients may deal with a variety of issues that may impact their quality of life, including difficulty walking, pain, and stiffness when their hips are damaged from these issues. In most cases, a […]

What is a concussion and how do you handle one?

After a serious injury, such as a sports injury, car accident, or even a slip on the ice, individuals need to be aware of the signs and symptoms of a concussion. Concussions are head injuries that can occur to individuals of any age. It is idea that everyone is aware of the symptoms of a […]

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