Strained hamstring

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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Ways to Deal with Sciatica Pain During Pregnancy

Along with the exhilaration of bringing a new person into the world, pregnant women too often feel many aches and pains, including sciatica — the shooting pain caused by a stressed or pinched sciatic nerve. Though sciatica can be difficult to live with for 6 months or more, there are several steps you can take…

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Be Mindful of Work-Related Back Injuries

Ironically, at the same time that back pain is a leading cause of workplace absenteeism, a large number of back injuries are work-related. According to a study by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), nearly 70 percent of workers in various occupations report at least one episode  of low back pain during the past year,…

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joint pain

Factors that Affect Your Chronic Joint Pain

Many of the patients who come to Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine are seeking help with chronic joint pain. Our doctors are physiatrists who specialize in alleviating pain and restoring function so we are experts when it comes to relieving chronic joint pain. If you are suffering from this problem, contact us soon so we…

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Man discussing shoulder pain with doctor

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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Senior woman having her knee examined by a doctor.

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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Man holding his back in pain

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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injured construction worker

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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Man in pain while playing golf

Musculoskeletal Golf Injuries

In spite of the fact that golf is by no means a rough and tumble sport, a surprising number of golfers develop musculoskeletal problems that require the attention of the physiatrists at Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine. We treat both serious golf injuries, like ligament tears, and pain from repetitive or progressive strain in the back,…

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