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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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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Woman with a pinched nerve in the neck.

Common Musculoskeletal Car Accident Injuries

Many of the patients we treat at Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine are suffering musculoskeletal injuries due to car accidents — some recent and some that happened years ago but led to or accelerated other disease conditions, such as osteoarthritis.  Out of the millions of traffic accidents that occur on our roads, most are fender…

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Man with backache

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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How a Holistic Approach Helps Healing

Recent studies have confirmed what ancient and indigenous people always believed — that healing is aided by the positive mindset of both doctors and patients. This is particularly true when dealing with pain. At Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, we are keenly aware of this interaction and make good use of it in bringing relief…

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strained neck

Repetitive Strain Injuries Can Result from Work or Play

Most repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) are not serious and can be resolved with the help of the trained physiatrists of Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine. Our physiatrists specialize in pain management and restoration of function through nonsurgical means, so, whether or not you know the cause of your discomfort, our medical team will help you…

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Gymnastic Injuries: Olympian and Otherwise

Simone Biles recently brought international attention to the physical and psychological dangers of gymnastics, but those involved in the sport have always known that injury and extreme stress, as well as grace and beauty, are inherent in the activity.  At Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, our doctors regularly treat patients who have suffered painful, debilitating…

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