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Valley Stream/Wantagh Offices (516) 887-5500
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Arthroscopic Procedures: Important Facts

January 2019

Orthopedist In Nassau County

Diagnosing the majority of orthopedic injuries can be a difficult evaluation for most physicians to undergo. Fortunately, your local orthopedist in Nassau County over at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation specializes in the use of arthroscopic procedures. An arthroscopy is capable of evaluating injuries to areas of the body such as the shoulder, hip, and knees. For further information regarding other treatment methods, contact our offices today and request an appointment. Continue reading for an analysis of the benefits of arthroscopic procedures.

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Hip Injury From A Sudden Fall

January 2019

Orthopedist in Nassau County

Despite a considerable lack of awareness, spontaneous falls are considered to be one of the most damaging accidents that can occur for a patient. Commonly, slips and falls may lead to the development of a potential injury within the hip area. Hip injuries are nothing to be taken lightly, they can range from some minor bruises all the way up to a potential surgical procedure.  For those pondering the degree of their injury, contact your local orthopedist in Nassau County over at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation. Our team, led by the esteemed Dr. Stanislav Avshalumov, has performed optimal procedures and evaluations for several patients who have undergone a hip-related injury. Continue reading for an assessment on the many different complications that can arise from slamming your hip after a sudden fall:

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Which Orthopedic Surgeries Are The Most Common?

January 2019

Wantagh Orthopedist

Undergoing a procedure to repair certain orthopedic damage is sometimes necessary, depending upon the severity of the condition. By interacting with your local Wantagh orthopedist, you’ll be able to properly determine whether or not your injury requires the benefits of a surgical procedure. Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation specializes in a number of orthopedic surgeries, giving patients the confidence they need when engaging in the operation.

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When To Consider Hip Implants

January 2019

Valley Stream Orthopedist

Those of us experiencing chronic hip pain understand the tiresome burden of this condition. Thankfully, your Valley Stream orthopedist specializes in hip replacement surgery, offering an effective procedure that’s capable of treating various forms of hip-related issues. Hip replacement surgery is widely concerned one of the superlative surgeries in all of medicine. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality acknowledges that more than 300,000 hip replacement procedures are performed in the country every year. For further questions regarding hip replacements, contact your local Valley Stream orthopedist over at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation. Continue reading if you’re intrigued by hip implants, but are unsure if your symptoms meet the criteria. (more…)
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Exercises That Will Help Strengthen The Joints

December 2018

Joint Strength

Joint strength is important because it increases flexibility, helps increase the duration of the joints, and helps people complete activities in a more effective way. It is therefore imperative to practice exercises daily that will strengthen your joints. If you are searching for an orthopedist in Brooklyn, Advanced Orthopedics and Joint Preservation offers great quality orthopedic care for joint restoration. Below are several methods capable of increasing the strength in your joints which can all easily be conducted at home. (more…)
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Proper Shoveling Techniques

December 2018

Orthopedist in Valley Stream

Lower back injuries have shown to be increasingly common during the winter-time due to the necessity of shoveling snow out of the driveway. During this season, it is important to note proper shoveling techniques to help avoid eventual pain and other complications. In an instance in which injury has developed, Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation is an orthopedist in Valley Stream capable of offering services from joint preservation to orthopedic surgery through the assistance of a board-certified orthopedic surgeon. Below are some useful tips you can keep in mind this season when shoveling snow. (more…)
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Treatment for Stress Fractures

December 2018

What Are Stress Fractures?

Stress fractures are tiny cracks that develop along a bone that has undergone the result of overuse and excessive stress. Commonly, bones that offer support such as the tibia can be at a higher risk of experiencing a stress fracture. In some cases, stress fractures can ultimately lead to a break if left untreated. If you suspect that you have developed a stress fracture, you need to consult with a trained orthopedist in Wantagh over at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation. Dr. Stanislav Avshalumov, an Orthopedist in Wantagh, has been treating various types of fractures for several years and has developed a strong reputation for his insight, knowledge, and professionalism within the field. (more…)
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Tendinitis

December 2018

What is Tendinitis?

Tendinitis is classified as irritation that accrues itself within the tendons of a patient. Tendons are the strong connective tissues in the body that connect bones and muscle together. Their primary purpose is to act as springs, allowing individuals to move around more efficiently and with comfort. Those who partake in repetitive and aggressive physical activities are at a greater risk of inflaming a tendon. Most commonly, tendinitis develops around the shoulders, elbows, knees, and heels. If a patient is experiencing tendinitis, they can seek assistance from an orthopedist in Wantagh over at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation. (more…)
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The Benefits Of Visiting An Orthopedist

November 2018

Total Knee Replacement in Nassau County

An orthopedic surgeon is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the musculoskeletal system, secondary to wear-and-tear, sports injuries, trauma, or inflammation and disease. The physician will determine whether you will need a procedure based on physical examination, medical history, and imaging. If you need a total knee replacement in Nassau County, Advanced Orthopedics and Joint Preservation has two offices staffed by board-certified, experienced orthopedic doctors. We offer procedures such as a knee, shoulder, and hip arthroscopy, PRP and stem cell therapy, minimally invasive surgery, hip resurfacing and replacement, and total knee replacement in Nassau County.

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Proper Shoveling Techniques

November 2018

Orthopedist in Valley Stream

Lower back injuries have shown to be increasingly common during the winter-time due to the necessity of shoveling snow out of the driveway. During this season, it is important to note proper shoveling techniques to help avoid eventual pain and other complications. In an instance in which injury has developed, Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation is an orthopedist in Valley Stream capable of offering services from joint preservation to orthopedic surgery through the assistance of a board-certified orthopedic surgeon. Below are some useful tips you can keep in mind this season when shoveling snow. (more…)
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Hip Labral Tear

November 2018

Hip Labral Tear

The labrum is the cartilage found within the hip joint that is able to provide cushioning and help prevent injury/discomfort. Another benefit is its ability to help maintain balance and allow you to keep a steady base. Since our hips are used on a daily basis for movement and other activities, tearing the labrum can be an excruciating injury to recover from and deal with. If you’ve suffered a hip labral tear, consider seeking the assistance of a Wantagh orthopedist such as the professionals over at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation. Their staff will be able to provide unique treatment plans and options to help get you back on your feet and moving comfortably. (more…)
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Basketball Related Injuries

November 2018

Orthopedist in Wantagh

Basketball season is in full swing with players hitting the hardwood in preparation for giving their all this year. Created way back in 1891 by legendary educator James Naismith, basketball has stood the test of time as one of the most popular games played not only in our country but internationally as well. The sport has become increasingly mainstream in recent years, due to the presence of high-profile athletes in the NBA such as LeBron James and Stephen Curry. Because of this, young athletes are eager to imitate the star-studded rosters they see each game on primetime television. Few actions in sports can be more thrilling than dunking a basketball straight through the round cylinder. That being said, despite the excitement surrounding the sport, injuries also remain a possibility. If you’ve suffered an injury from playing basketball and need the assistance of an Orthopedist in Wantagh, reach out to Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation for potential treatment options.   (more…)
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Knee Pain After Running

October 2018

Orthopedist in Brooklyn

These days, there seem to be almost hundreds of different methods for getting fit and exercising. Gym goers now incorporate several specialized machines for specific parts of the body, along with unique workout routines that each have their own pros and cons. If you feel overwhelmed by this over-saturation of workout equipment, then a great kickstarter for your fitness journey might be one of the classic ways, running. Going for a run is an outstanding, cost-effective technique for getting yourself into the shape you desire. However, if you are not careful, you could pay for it in different ways. Frequent running/jogging can occasionally lead to discomfort in the lower part of the body, primarily in the knees. That is where Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation, an orthopedist in Brooklyn, is able to provide assistance.    (more…)
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Ankle and ACL Injuries From Playing Soccer

October 2018

Orthopedist in Wantagh

Soccer is a great sport for aerobic exercise while also gaining skills in team building. However, people who play sports, like soccer, should understand that being an athlete puts you at risk for a potential injury. Leg injuries are typically a common occurrence amongst most soccer players. This is because the sport requires the athlete to be frequently moving and using their legs extensively. The injuries suffered can vary from minor sprains, shin splints or in extreme circumstances a torn ACL. At Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation, you can meet an orthopedist in Wantagh that specializes in ankle and ACL athletic injuries. (more…)
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How To Avoid Shin Splints

October 2018

Shin Splints - Orthopedist In Nassau County 

The term “shin splints” refers to the pain that occurs when muscles, tendons, and bone tissue become overworked. Shin splint pain concentrates in the lower leg between the knee and ankle. Trying to cope with shin splints can gradually become a nuisance, especially if you’re constantly on your feet throughout the day. If you commonly suffer from shin splints and want more information, contact our orthopedist in Nassau County at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation today.   (more…)
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Orthopedic Urgent Care

October 2018

Orthopedist in Nassau County

Suffering from a spontaneous swollen ankle injury? Don’t feel like waiting a few days for an orthopedist to squeeze you into his or her busy schedule? Having to deal with the throbbing pain can be not only physically taxing but mentally stressful as well. Luckily, Advanced Orthopedics and Joint Preservation offer orthopedic urgent care in Valley Stream Monday through Friday! (more…)
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Benefits of a SuperPath Hip Replacement

October 2018

Orthopedist In Nassau County

Joint replacement surgery is considered major surgery and the procedure is typically followed by a long period of rehabilitation in order to help ensure a full recovery. Fortunately, miracles of modern medical advancements have developed an entirely new hip replacement surgical technique, referred to as the SuperPath hip replacement. (more…)
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What is an ACL Tear?

October 2018

Orthopedist in Nassau County

From athletes to everyday people, the looming threat of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear can be worrisome for anyone. The ACL is one of the four major joints that’s able to give the knee stability. If a tear occurs, it can potentially have a quality of life-altering effect. Examples of this could be a season-ending sports injury or even making everyday activities such as walking a strenuous task. If you have suffered from this injury, Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation has a Brooklyn orthopedist that can provide assistance. (more…)
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How to Avoid Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Pain)

October 2018

How to Avoid Runner's Knee (Patellofemoral Pain) - Orthopedist in Nassau County

The knee is a rather unique joint since it’s active in most of our movements that involve the lower body. When you experience pain in the knee (also known as patellofemoral pain) it can negatively impact your quality of life. The reason for this is because our knees are used frequently throughout the day and any form of pain can steadily become tiresome. This is primarily the case if you’re a runner since running can put copious amounts of stress on your knees. If you have been experiencing chronic pain in your knee, click here to schedule an appointment at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation and request an orthopedist in Nassau County. (more…)
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What is Perthes Disease?

October 2018

Perthes Disease

Perthes Disease is an extremely rare condition that occurs during childhood. Blood flow to the head of the femur becomes disrupted, causing a major disruption to the hip. Since the femur receives limited blood, the bone cells begin to die. While it is technically a disease, it is more of a complex process that lasts through multiple stages. The femur begins to break down over time, but eventually, blood flow to the area returns and the bone builds back up. If you’re seeking assistance regarding Perthes Disease, contacting an Orthopedist in Wantagh such as the professionals at Advanced Orthopedics would be a viable option. (more…)
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ADVANCED ORTHOPEDICS & JOINT PRESERVATION TO WELCOME DR. NORMAN SVEILICH

September 2018

Valley Stream, N.Y., Aug. 10, 2018 – Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation recently announced the addition of Dr. Norman Sveilich to the practice’s team. Dr. Norman Sveilich is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with over 40 years of practice in the New York metropolitan area. Dr. Norman Sveilich is affiliated with a wide variety of hospitals across Long Island, including Nassau University Medical Center and Franklin Hospital. (more…)
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When Do I Need Surgery For Chronic Hip Pain?

September 2018

Orthopedist in Nassau County

Have you been experiencing chronic hip pain? If you have tried other treatment methods that have not made the difference you have been looking for, it may be time to consider surgery. At Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation, we have an orthopedist in Nassau County that can ensure you are taken care of.   (more…)
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Preventing Muscle Cramps

September 2018

Muscle Cramps - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Muscle cramps are highly common and can be very irritating if they occur during a workout. They can range in severity from uncomfortable to debilitating. If you commonly suffer from muscle cramps and want more information, contact our orthopedist in Nassau County at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation today.   (more…)
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What is Hip Arthroscopy?

September 2018

Hip Arthroscopy - Orthopedist in Nassau County

The hip is one of the most durable joints in the body.  Based on the number of movements it is used for, it has to be. However, like anything else in the body, it is not indestructible.  Damage can occur which can lead to pain and other complications. A hip arthroscopy may be necessary to determine exactly what is wrong.  At Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation, our orthopedist in Wantagh can help with your hip pain. (more…)
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How to Avoid an ACL Tear

September 2018

ACL Tear - Orthopedist in Nassau County

ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) knee injuries can be extremely painful and are very common among young athletes. More than 50,000 ACL injuries occur in female athletes at the high school and intercollegiate varsity levels in an average year. If you have suffered from an ACL tear or want more information, contact our Brooklyn orthopedist at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation today.   (more…)
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Common Fall Sports Injuries

September 2018

Sports Injuries - Orthopedist in Nassau County

After a few good months of relaxation and warm weather, the fall season and all that it brings can be an adjustment. With school and fall sports back in full swing, everyone’s schedules are jam-packed. Sometimes the sudden uptick in activity can cause too much strain on the body causing injury. If you have a sports injury and are looking for an excellent orthopedist in Wantagh, look no further than Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation. (more…)
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Dr. Stanislav B. Avshalumov, DO is meritoriously named ‘Patient Preferred Orthopedic Surgeon’ in Valley Stream, New York, 2018!

August 2018

For his dedication and excellence in patient care, Patient Preferred Physicians and Practitioners proudly named Dr. Stanislav B. Avshalumov, DO, a Patient Preferred Physician representing Orthopedic Surgery in the state of New York.With over a decade of achievements in his specialty, Dr. Avshalumov serves his patients at the Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation in Valley Stream, New York. He is Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and specializes in joint replacement surgery, total hip resurfacing, minimally invasive hip and knee replacement and revision, and total joint replacement. In addition he specializes in arthroscopic surgery of the hip and hip disorders of adolescents and young adults. (more…)
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What Shoes Should I Wear To Work Out?

August 2018

Proper Footwear - Orthopedist in Nassau County

When working out, do you ever stop and ask yourself if you are wearing the proper footwear? Most likely, the answer is no. This, however, is an extremely important consideration that must not be overlooked when preparing to exercise. Having the right shoes can improve your performance and prevent injury. The injuries that can occur from wearing the wrong footwear during exercise are painful and not to mention a huge nuisance, so it is best to ensure that you have the proper footwear for your workout. (more…)
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Recovering From Whiplash

August 2018

Whiplash - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Have you been experiencing neck pain after a recent car accident? If so, you may be suffering from whiplash. The symptoms of whiplash usually begin to occur about 24 hours after the incident and can last for weeks. If you think you are suffering from whiplash, Advanced Orthopedics and Joint Preservation has a Brooklyn Orthopedist that can help.    (more…)
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What Can I Do About Clubfoot?

August 2018

Clubfoot - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Clubfoot is a condition that is commonly found in newborns. The deformity, however, may develop and persist into adulthood. While it can look serious when first spotted, the new advancements in treatments make correcting clubfoot very safe. Although the condition is not life-threatening, if it is not treated immediately, it can lead to long-term problems. If you are suffering from clubfoot, Advanced Orthopedics and Joint Preservation, an orthopedist in Nassau County, will work with you to ensure the problem is corrected.          (more…)
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How Can I Stay Flexible As I Age?

August 2018

Flexibility - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Flexibility is an essential aspect of being healthy. It allows us to be active and exercise often while preventing injuries. Unfortunately, it is a quality that tends to decrease with time if not properly maintained. At Advanced Orthopedics and Joint Preservation, an orthopedist in Wantagh, we care about your wellbeing and can address any musculoskeletal injuries or conditions you may have. (more…)
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Do I need a hip replacement?

August 2018

Hip Replacement - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Joint replacements are increasingly popular methods of dealing with severe joint damage. One of the most difficult questions is whether or not a replacement is necessary. If you notice that stiffness and pain near your hip or if you are unable to complete daily tasks without help, contact an orthopedist in Nassau County at Advanced Orthopedics and Joint Preservation. (more…)
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Preventing Hammer Toe

August 2018

What Is Hammer Toe? - Orthopedist in Nassau County 

Hammer toe is when the toe next to your big toe is permanently damaged. This could be caused by too much pressure on the toes, likely from wearing improper footwear for a long period of time. If you are unsure if you have hammer toe, you should visit an orthopedist in Nassau County at Advanced Orthopedics and Joint Preservation. (more…)
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Pre and Post Surgery Therapy

August 2018

Orthopedist in Nassau County

When one finds out they must have surgery, it often frightens them. They often think about how long they’ll be in the hospital for, who will help them following the surgery, and other important elements. However, one factor that is often overlooked is the importance of rehabilitation, not only following the surgical procedure but prior to it as well. Rehabilitation, both before and after the surgery, can greatly aid in your recovery and help you regain your strength and return to full mobility. Our orthopedist in Nassau County will advise you on the importance of pre and post-surgical rehabilitation. (more…)
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When Can I Return To Sports After A Concussion?

August 2018

Concussion - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Although unfortunate, injuries in sports are prevalent. Even with a relatively non-contact sport like baseball, players can end up on the sidelines due to a wide array of injuries. One of these common injuries is concussions. A concussion can take place while playing any sport, and should not be taken lightly. Concussions may force players to take a break from playing sports for weeks even months.  Since every case is different, it is hard to know when a player can return-to-play. At Advanced Orthopedics and Joint Preservation, our orthopedist in Wantagh can help you return to doing what you love, no matter what injury you are contending with! (more…)
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What is Evolution MP?

July 2018

Evolution MP - Orthopedist in Nassau County

For many people, traditional knee implants occasionally feel unstable and have been known to move unnaturally. New knee implant technology is changing that. One of the best choices on the market is the Evolution MP. At Advanced Orthopedic & Joint Preservation, our orthopedist in Nassau County is experienced in this new technology, which has proven to be a better option than traditional knee implants for some patients.     (more…)
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What is PRP therapy used for?

July 2018

PRP Therapy - Orthopedist in Nassau County

PRP therapy is an innovative new method used in sports medicine that treats numerous injuries and in many cases, can be an alternative to surgery. Our orthopedist in Wantagh at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation strives to always be on the forefront of cutting-edge technologies and techniques and PRP is just one of the many that have been making waves in the medical community. (more…)
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Workers Comp Injuries and Orthopedic Care

July 2018

Workers Compensation - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Whether you are out doing construction, or sit behind a desk for the majority of your day, you could be at risk for workplace injuries.  If you have been injured, you may be eligible for workers compensation. However, if you receive this, you still will need to heal, and that is where Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation comes in.  We have an Orthopedist in Nassau County that can help you recover from your injury and get you back to work. (more…)
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Why do I have tight hamstrings?

July 2018

Tight Hamstrings - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Hamstring injuries are extremely common and can be very painful. Understanding the function of your hamstrings and the causes of tightness can help you prevent hamstring injuries in the future. If you believe you are suffering from a hamstring injury, our orthopedist in Nassau County at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation can diagnose the problem and come up with a treatment plan that works best for you.   (more…)
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Warm-ups For Beach Volleyball

July 2018

Beach Volleyball - Orthopedist in Nassau County

As summer begins, many of us look for creative and fun ways to stay active while enjoying the great weather. Beach volleyball is the perfect way to have fun in the sun, while simultaneously fitting in a complete workout session. Beach volleyball proves to be an excellent workout which engages these various muscle groups and joints: (more…)
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Patellar Tendonitis

July 2018

Patellar Tendonitis - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Patellar tendonitis, also known as jumper’s knee, is a very common injury for athletes who are required to jump during their sport. However, it is not uncommon for people who do not engage in these types of sports to suffer from patellar tendonitis. Common symptoms of this injury are pain and swelling just below the kneecap. We suggest that if you experience symptoms of this condition and are seeking an orthopedist in Nassau County, contact us at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation. (more…)
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Why should you see an orthopedist?

July 2018

Orthopedist in Nassau County

Orthopedic surgeons can use both surgical and nonsurgical methods to treat their patients for several injuries including sports injuries, infections, tumors, degenerative diseases, congenital disorders, and musculoskeletal trauma. It is the job of the orthopedic doctor to get their patients up and moving again, enjoying pain-free activities, and a higher quality of life. If you are considering visiting an orthopedist, choose the trusted orthopedist in Wantagh, Dr. Stanislav Avshalumov at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation. (more…)
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Flip-Flops & Ankle Sprains

July 2018

Orthopedist in Nassau County

During the summer months, flip-flops tend to be a popular footwear choice for many individuals.  While they may be stylish as well as a means to cool off your feet, flip-flops can leave you susceptible to injuries such as ankle sprains.  If you have suffered a sprained ankle as a result of wearing flip-flops, Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation has a Brooklyn Orthopedist that can help.   (more…)
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Common Swimming Injuries

July 2018

Swimming Injuries - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Summer is here! The best way to cool off, from the summer heat, while also getting in some exercise is to go swimming! Swimming is an excellent cardio workout that will get your heart pumping without putting pressure on your joints the way running does. There are specific injuries that can result from swimming. If you think you may be suffering from an injury due to swimming, call Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation so that our orthopedist in Wantagh can help diagnose your injury and get you back to swimming in no time.    (more…)
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Why does my elbow hurt?

July 2018

Elbow Pain - Orthopedist in Nassau County

The elbow is the meeting point of three long bones in your arm; this joint is necessary for most arm movements. Elbow pain or discomfort inhibits you from normal activities including getting dressed, lifting objects, and more. If you are experiencing elbow pain, call or visit an orthopedist in Wantagh at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation.   (more…)
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Preventing Sports Injuries

July 2018

The most common sports injuries - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Any person who enjoys sports knows that getting injured is a common risk, but most players do not know what the most common sports injuries are, or how to avoid getting them. If you do suffer a sports-related injury, a trusted orthopedist in Wantagh at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation can help.   (more…)
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Shin Splints

July 2018

What Are Shin Splints? - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Shin splints refer to pain felt at the front of the lower leg, between the knee and ankle. This pain can occur for a variety of reasons but in particular, stress on the shinbone and it’s connective tissues is most common. Over time, these tissues become inflamed and weakened which can lead to severe pain. (more…)
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What are Joint Fluid Supplements?

July 2018

Joint Fluid Supplements - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Your joints provide critical movement support. When a joint becomes damaged, it can make daily activities harder for you to complete. Painful joints are caused by a number of conditions with the most common being osteoarthritis. This occurs when the protective cartilage at the ends of your bones wears down and is weakened over time. If you are experiencing joint pain, our orthopedist in Wantagh at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation can help you. (more…)
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Fractures of the Shoulder

July 2018

Shoulder Fracture - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Your shoulder blade, or scapula, is a triangular shaped bone that is protected by many muscles in order to allow for smooth movement. Making up for less than 1 percent of all broken bones in the United States, breaking or fracturing a shoulder blade is a very uncommon injury. Shoulder fractures are commonly caused by vehicle or motorcycle accidents, extreme falls, or sports accidents. Whatever the case may be, we know that a shoulder blade fracture is painful and our orthopedist in Nassau County at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation can make sure you get the proper care you need. Your shoulder blade is made up of many components: (more…)
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Exercises for Total Hip Replacement

July 2018

Total Hip Replacement - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Total hip replacement surgery is the removal of sections of a damaged hip joint followed with the replacement using artificial parts. The parts are made of either metal, ceramic, or plastic. The parts that are replacing the hip is the artificial joint, or a prosthesis, which is used to help reduce your pain and improve overall hip functionality. Our orthopedist in Wantagh can help you if you are experiencing hip pain that restricts you from everyday activities and other treatment options are no longer working. (more…)
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Snapping Hip

June 2018

Snapping Hip - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Do you occasionally hear a popping sound or feel a snapping sensation when you walk, get up, or swing your leg? This is known as snapping hip. In most cases, snapping hip is painless and is seen more as an annoyance however for athletes or dancers it can also be accompanied by pain and weakness due to extensive movement. With help from our orthopedist in Valley Stream, we can make sure you know what all of your options are. (more…)
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Total Knee Replacement

June 2018

Orthopedist in Wantagh

Severe knee pain is an unfortunate issue many people contend with. Knee pain occurs when cartilage around the knee joint begins to break down causing the bones to rub together. Treatments such as medication, injections, or physical therapy are effective for minor symptoms such as swelling and acute pain; however total knee replacement surgery may be necessary in more severe cases, in order to fully relieve pain and restore full range-of-motion. Consult with an orthopedist in Wantagh at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation to determine if total knee replacement is right for you. (more…)
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What is Osteonecrosis?

June 2018

Osteonecrosis - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Osteonecrosis is a bone disease that causes severe pain and disability. This bone disease refers to the death of bone cells as a result of limited blood flow. Without proper circulation, these cells and tissue die causing infection and bone breaks. Loss of blood supply to the bone can occur from certain medicines or medical treatments you are undergoing such as chemotherapy, radiation, or organ transplants. It can also be a result of certain medical conditions you are living with such as cancer, lupus, HIV/AIDS, sickle cell disease, or more. In some cases, loss of blood flow can also be caused by alcohol or injury. An orthopedist in Wantagh like Dr. Stanislav Avshalumov can make sure that you get the right help you need with early diagnosis and treatment. Osteonecrosis can occur in almost any bone if there is an obstruction of blood flow however it most commonly affects the hips, knees, shoulders, ankles, femur, and humerus. (more…)
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Viscosupplementation for Knee Arthritis

June 2018

Viscosupplemenation - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Osteoarthritis of the knee is a common condition seen in many adults. This condition progressively develops making the intensity of pain worsen over time. Although there is no known cure for knee arthritis, our orthopedist in Wantagh offers a medical procedure known as Viscosupplementation. (more…)
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Chronic Ankle Instability

June 2018

Chronic Ankle Instability - Orthopedist in Nassau County

If you are an athlete or someone who enjoys recreational sports than you may suffer from chronic ankle instability. Chronic ankle instability is the ongoing giving way to the outer side of the ankle. This giving way usually occurs when you are walking, running, or even standing. It can be debilitating and severely limit activities in many age groups, depending on the severity. With proper care from our orthopedist in Wantagh, we can make sure you understand the best way to treat chronic ankle instability. (more…)
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Hamstring Muscle Injuries

June 2018

Hamstring Muscle Injuries - Orthopedist in Nassau County

The hamstrings are located at the back of the thigh and are the muscles necessary for bending the knee among various other motions. Muscles injuries to the hamstring can involve many things including strains or tears of the muscles or tendons. These injuries occur often among athletes and make up a significant percentage of sports-related injuries. As a trusted orthopedist in Wantagh, our team at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation has extensive knowledge and experience in treating hamstring muscle injuries.    (more…)
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Causes of Hip Bursitis

June 2018

Hip Bursitis - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Hip pain can be very uncomfortable and over time can prevent you from doing important, everyday activities. If you’re experiencing hip pain or suspect you may be suffering from hip bursitis, this information on hip bursitis can help. At Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation, our orthopedist in Wantagh can diagnose the hip pain you may be suffering with as well as provide a variety of treatment options. (more…)
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Arthritis of the Hip

June 2018

Arthritis of the Hip - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Are you experiencing pain in your hip and don’t know why? You may have arthritis of the hip. Arthritis is joint inflammation that causes joint pain due to swelling. Experiencing this type of pain can hinder your everyday activities such as walking or climbing up stairs. Our orthopedist in Wantagh can help you understand your pain and how we can help. (more…)
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Platelet-Rich Plasma for Ankle Injuries

June 2018

PRP & Ankle Injuries - Orthopedist in Nassau County

Are you looking for an orthopedist in Wantagh who can treat your ankle injury? Look no further than Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation for care of the highest quality. Our team possesses a unique working knowledge of all cutting-edge treatment options available today. Any of which you can trust to be appropriately utilized with the ultimate goal of getting you back in perfect health as safely and quickly as possible. One such treatment option is platelet-rich plasma injections also known as PRP. (more…)
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Joint Mechanics

June 2018

Orthopedist in Nassau County

Each body part has different joint functions for movement. By understanding the anatomy of each of these you can better understand how normal joint function gets disrupted and how our orthopedist in Nassau County can help.

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