Total Ortho Blogs

Following Up After Going to an Orthopedic Urgent Care

The rise in popularity of orthopedic urgent care facilities has sparked patient awareness and curiosity. Many patients want to know exactly what types of services orthopedic urgent care provides. The purpose of this post is to educate and inform patients who want to...

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Orthopedic Urgent Care: Does It Really Need to be Urgent?

Sometimes the term "orthopedic urgent care" can be a bit misleading. Orthopedic urgent care actually is not limited to patients who require urgent or immediate medical attention. Patients who have minor injuries or suffer from orthopedic related medical conditions can...

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When Should I Go (or NOT Go) to Total Ortho Express?

The specialized care patients receive at Total Ortho Express in Massapequa and Deer Park allows them to have their orthopedic injuries diagnosed and treated the day of their injury without having to wait for a scheduled appointment or without having to spend hours...

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Treatment of Minor Fractures at Total Ortho Express

Total Ortho Express in Massapequa and Deer Park is a fast, easy, and convenient option for patients with orthopedic injuries. While most patients know that minor injuries like strains and sprains can be effectively treated at orthopedic urgent cares, it is relatively...

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Can Sports Injuries Be Seen at Total Ortho Express?

Patients who sustain orthopedic injuries during sports or physical activities should not have to wait in long emergency room lines. At Total Ortho Express in Massapequa and Deer Park, our Orthopedic and Sports Medicine specialists are here 7 days a week as well as...

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How is Total Ortho Express Different?

Unlike the ER and general urgent care, the Total Ortho Express team is specialized in orthopedic and sports injuries. This means you will be seen by an experienced orthopedic specialist.

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When Does A Sprain Require Medical Treatment?

While most people have suffered an ankle sprain at some point, these injuries can commonly occur in the knees, shoulders, back, neck or elbow. What many people do not know though is that sprains can have varying degrees of severity.

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Why Does My Shoulder Hurt After Bench Pressing?

Many patients often cite pain in the shoulder while bench pressing or overhead exercises, as well as a feeling of the shoulder “clicking”, “catching”, or “locking”. The cause of this is most often an injury to the AC (acromioclavicular) joint of the shoulder.

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