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Hand surgery for carpal tunnel

Patients who struggle with carpal tunnel know how painful and debilitating it can be, especially if they use their hands every day for work. The carpal tunnel is the area in the wrist that protects a nerve called the median nerve. This nerve runs down the arm and into the hand, passing through the wrist. […]

Shoulder surgeon offers shoulder replacement services

When patients have experienced deterioration or injury to their shoulder, they may find themselves attending physical therapy on a regular basis to help in regaining function and range of motion. However, there are times when a patient may not benefit from these more conservative treatment options. At Orthopedic Associates of Long Island, our professionals often […]

When to consider hip replacement

In the human body, the hip is one of the largest joints. It is essential for everyday movements and patients can be kept from enjoying their favorite activities due to pain in the hip. When men and women have restriction of the hip due to trauma or arthritis, it can become painful and impact their […]

What to do if you suspect a concussion

At Orthopedic Associates of Long Island, our providers work with patients with bone conditions and injuries. A head injury can be a significant problem that needs to be evaluated early on to determine if there are lasting effects. A head injury can be scary, and it’s completely natural for patients to worry about how their […]

How can hand arthritis be addressed with an orthopedic professional?

Patients who experience an injury of the hand or severe arthritis may be feeling frustrated at their inability to perform daily tasks without pain and discomfort. With some medical conditions, there comes a point where certain treatments and therapies are no longer providing relief from pain and improved functionality. In situations like this, it is […]

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 […]

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