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What are the Different Types of Orthopedic Trauma?

Orthopedic trauma refers to sudden, severe injuries to the musculoskeletal system. At Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, many of our patients come to us with traumatic orthopedic injuries to their bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves. These injuries typically require immediate and comprehensive care.  Because we are a nonsurgical practice, if we diagnose injuries…

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What to Know for Your First Visit to a Physiatrist

Perhaps you, like many of the patients who come to the offices of Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine for the first time, are unfamiliar with the word “physiatrist,” a term that describes a doctor who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation. This blog is designed to help you understand the nature of the help we…

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Most Effective Treatments for Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a distressing medical condition that can significantly impact quality of life. At Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, we know all too well this suffering nerve pain brings and are committed to providing our patients with the most effective treatments. Contact us now for a definitive diagnosis and a meaningful discussion of your…

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