What Is PRP Therapy and How Does It Work?

Although the larger medical community is just beginning to recognize some of the therapeutic uses of platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP), at Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine we have recognized its healing benefits for quite some time. Platelets, long known for assisting the clotting process, are also effective in accelerating the healing process. Because our practice…

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PRP Therapy

At Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, our dedication to nonsurgical pain management and restoration of function has led us to explore and offer a broad spectrum of treatment methods, including PRP (platelet-rich plasma) therapy. Through experience, we have become more and more convinced that our original premise was correct: doctors have to be open to…

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PRP Shows Benefit for Hamstring Injuries

Hamstring injuries some of the most common injuries in athletes.  Despite aggressive conservative treatments, it can take a few months to be able to return to play and several months to fully recover.  A new article in the American Journal of Sports Medicine shows potential benefit in treating acute hamstring injuries (Grade 2a).  Using a single PRP injection combined…

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Hamstring Strains in Runners

Runners, particularly sprinters, frequently suffer hamstring strains. Those who live on Long Island are fortunate to have the accomplished physiatrists of Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine available to offer a number of effective, non-surgical treatments for this problem. We are medical doctors whose specialty is alleviating pain and restoring function. The sooner you contact us,…

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Common Shoulder Injuries

Shoulder injuries can be incapacitating as well as extremely painful. At the offices of Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, where we are dedicated to nonsurgical healing, we offer many treatment options to alleviate the pain of shoulder injuries and accelerate the healing process, such as customized physical therapy, acupuncture, platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP), steroid injections,…

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Relieving the Musculoskeletal Pain of Disease Conditions

Musculoskeletal pain is usually associated with overexertion or accidental injuries involving slips and falls, car collisions, or sports activities. In many cases, however, disease conditions can be the root cause of muscle or bone pain. During the current COVID pandemic, this became abundantly clear.  Fortunately for those suffering musculoskeletal pain due to either injuries or…

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How Dislocated Joints Happen and How They Heal

At Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, where our physiatrists specialize in nonsurgical pain management and restoration of function, we often treat patients who have suffered a dislocated joint. Known for our astute diagnostic capabilities and our successful holistic therapies, we are able to provide immediate relief and accelerate healing. Dislocated joints, though generally not as…

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How to Achieve a Healthy, Pain-free Life

Everyone is troubled by pain from time to time, but for many of the patients we treat at Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine pain has become a constant presence that interferes with their quality of life. Fortunately, we can help you live a more pain-free life and have a long track record of doing so. …

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Terms to Help You Understand Musculoskeletal Pain

When you suffer an accidental injury or are troubled by musculoskeletal pain caused by a disease condition, knowing the medical terms that define your pain can give you a sense of control. This blog is designed to give you some familiarity with words that you may know, but can’t pinpoint the meaning of. We know…

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Gout

At the five offices of Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, our physiatrists deal with a broad spectrum of musculoskeletal injuries and disorders, including gout. If you are troubled by pain of unknown origin, or if you have been diagnosed, our specialists can help you recover and assist you in avoiding a recurrence. Our approach is…

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