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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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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Fall Injuries: Causes, Diagnosis, & Treatment

Everyone occasionally falls. Most of the time falls cause only scrapes and bruises, but sometimes a split-second loss of footing can result in a painful injury. When it does, if home remedies like rest, ice, and over-the-counter painkillers don’t resolve the problem, contacting Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine is your next best move. Our physiatrists…

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Tabletop Sports Injuries — You Got Hurt Playing What?

If you have been injured playing ping pong, pool or billiards, you may be suffering a bit of humiliation along with your physical pain. While injuries incurred playing rough and tumble sports are generally considered evidence of athletic devotion and prowess, injuries suffered during a tabletop sport are more likely to be a source of…

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Skiing Injuries and How We Successfully Treat Them

Even during the pandemic, intrepid skiers still stake out places to enjoy their chosen sport. Unsurprisingly, some of them suffer injuries. If you are a Long Islander who has gone skiing and suffered a musculoskeletal or spinal injury, Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine is here to help you recover through minimally invasive therapies and procedures….

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Shoulder Dislocation

One of the most painful injuries the doctors of Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine treat is shoulder dislocation. This occurs when the ball of the upper arm bone pops out of the cuplike pocket of the shoulder blade. Though the ball and socket shoulder joint is well-designed to be the body’s most mobile joint, able…

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Swimmer’s Shoulder

Swimmer’s shoulder, also called shoulder impingement, does not only occur in swimmers, but is common enough among those who swim a great deal to warrant its nickname. It is estimated that about 90 percent of the complaints swimmers bring to their healthcare providers are related to shoulder problems, and the most common of them is…

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Why are There so many Different Tests to Diagnose Back Pain?

Back pain can result from a broad range of causes, from congenital defects to herniated discs, from spinal stenosis to kidney stones. While your symptoms — the type of pain you’re experiencing, its specific location, and when it occurs — provide helpful clues relative to its origin, our skilled doctors have numerous excellent diagnostic tools…

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How Does Childhood Obesity Affect Bones and Muscles?

Now that the country is experiencing the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, it may seem hyperbolic to refer to the “epidemic” of childhood obesity. Nonetheless, the facts show clearly that our country has a serious problem with overweight and obese youngsters. Among the wide variety of health problems associated with childhood obesity are several related…

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Household Tasks That Hurt Your Spine, Your Joints and Your Muscles

At Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, we have long been aware that household chores, whether performed indoors or outdoors, can result in painful musculoskeletal problems. During the recent months of quarantine, for many people such aches and pains have become more frequent and more intense, largely because, confined to home, they have been spending more…

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