Relief for Weather-Related Joint Pain

At Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, our dedicated physiatrists understand that certain kinds of weather present challenges to patients with joint pain. This is not an old wives’ tale; it’s a scientific fact. If you are one of the Long Islanders who finds your joint pain exacerbated by bad weather, contact one of our five…

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Helpful Exercises to Increase Range of Motion

At Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, our team of capable, caring physiatrists is dedicated to helping patients regain mobility and reduce pain nonsurgically. By combining physical therapy exercises with a variety of other traditional and complementary treatments, we strive to enhance our patients’ quality of life as well as range of motion (ROM).  What Is…

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Why is Physical Therapy So Important After Surgery?

After undergoing spinal or other orthopedic surgery, the road to recovery can be challenging and demanding. Whether you’ve had a minor procedure or a major operation, one crucial component of your recovery journey is physical therapy, commonly known as PT. At Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, our physiatrists understand the significance of physical therapy in…

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Treatments for SI Joint Pain

The SI (sacroiliac) joint, which plays a pivotal role in connecting the spine to the pelvis, can unfortunately be a source of chronic pain. Over the years, SI joint pain has been notoriously misdiagnosed as a spinal problem, so consulting with specialists in pain diagnosis and treatment is critical. At Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine,…

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Sesamoid Pain: Causes and Treatments

Sesamoid pain is a discomfort that affects the small, delicate sesamoid bones embedded in the tendons of the balls of the feet. While this condition can be debilitating, the good news is that effective treatments are available. At Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, our physiatrists specialize in nonsurgical pain relief and the restoration of function…

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Tips for Returning to Sports After an ACL Repair

Though primarily associated with sports injuries, ACL tears (tears of the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee) can also occur in slip and falls and car accidents and during recreational activities. Because such injuries cause serious pain and greatly limit mobility, they can bring your athletic pursuits and active lifestyle to a grinding halt. Nonetheless,…

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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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Exploring Noninvasive Pain Management Treatments

At Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, our practice is a holistic one. Our physicians, who specialize in a variety of noninvasive pain management treatments, are eager to make you feel better as quickly as possible. If you are suffering from disabling musculoskeletal pain and looking for a way to manage your discomfort without opioid drugs…

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Is Exercising Causing You Pain?

There is good pain and bad pain, and in most cases, your body knows the difference. While it is normal to feel some tightness and soreness after exercise, especially if you’re just beginning a new regimen or exercising a new part of your body, severe or lasting pain is always a warning that something is…

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Repetitive Stress Injuries: Causes and Nonsurgical Treatments

Although most repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) are not serious, they can interfere with work, chores, recreation, and quality of life. While the terms used to describe them are relatively new, repetitive injuries have a long history. They were written about and referred to in the 1700s as occurring in, among others: musicians, clerks, farmers, and…

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