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Can a Ruptured ACL Be Healed Without Surgery? Study Says Yes

At Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, where we are committed to healing spinal and musculoskeletal injuries with nonsurgical treatment, we are elated to see that a recent study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine reports that some ruptured anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries show better patient-reported outcomes for those who received exercise rehabilitation…

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Non-Traumatic Bicycling Injuries and How We Help Them Heal

It’s spring on Long Island. The blossoms are bursting and the bicyclists are out in force. Although bicycling is a wonderful exercise, widely touted for promoting physical and mental health, apart from issues involving road safety, it can result in a number of troubling repetitive motion injuries. While the doctors at Long Island Spine Rehabilitation…

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Baseball Injuries

Baseball is a sure sign of spring, invigorating athletes, amateur players, fans, and little leaguers alike. The all-American game brings excitement and joy to a wide range of people, but, unfortunately, it also results in a fair number of injuries. If you have already suffered a baseball injury early in the season, you are not…

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Which Gender Is More Prone to Sports Injuries?

Because male sports, especially those involving bodily contact, are given more attention by the media, many people would answer this question incorrectly. Having seen more male than female players suddenly collapse on the field or court only to be carried off to receive medical assistance, they assume that males sustain more frequent sports injuries than…

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Common Soccer Injuries and Their Treatments

Soccer may be the most popular sport in the world, but probably not while you’re in pain from your last soccer game. At Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, we treat many patients who have suffered musculoskeletal soccer injuries, often youngsters or young adults playing on school or college teams. Soccer is an invigorating game that’s…

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Preventing Sports Injuries in Children

Now more than ever, we are concerned about keeping our children active. With too high a percentage of our children (not to mention our adults) obese, and with the need to rev up our kids’ immune system during the coronavirus pandemic, most parents encourage their offspring to engage in sports activities. Nonetheless, many adults worry…

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Taking Care of Baseball Injuries

Baseball, like all activities involving public gatherings, has been suspended during the 2020 season of the COVID-19. Now that the coronavirus pandemic is coming under some control, hopes are high that the major leagues will begin playing again, perhaps in July, but without the presence of fans.  Nonetheless, we are likely to see amateur and…

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