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Transgender athletes in combat sports: to fight or not to fight? Jun 6th, 2021

Dr. Khabie co-authored this commentary piece in the Journal of Combat Sports Medicine from the Association of Ringside Physicians.  Read on for more information about a topic that has been widely discussed.

Westchester Magazine Q&A: Why Suffer One More Day with Knee Pain? May 29th, 2021

Dr. Buchalter recently answered some questions for Westchester Magazine about knee pain and knee arthritis. See the link below to check out the interview and learn more about your treatment options if you are suffering from knee pain or knee arthritis! https://westchestermagazine.com/partner-content/ask-the-expert/orthopedics-spine/qa-why-suffer-one-more-day-with-knee-pain/ Feel free to call us or use the...

Know Your Options When You Tear Your Rotator Cuff May 24th, 2021

Your shoulder is one of the largest, strongest, and most flexible joints in your body. It provides your upper extremities with an incredible range of motion, made possible by a complex network of bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments working together.  This huge joint is a crucial part of your daily...

PRP - Why It's a Breakthrough in Treating Damaged Joints Apr 19th, 2021

We rely on our joints for so much. Without them, the simplest movements from twisting the cap off a water bottle to getting out of a chair would be virtually impossible. Unfortunately, our joints are susceptible to a wide variety of injuries and damaging conditions that result in pain and...

Understanding Your Treatment Options for Arthritis Mar 15th, 2021

When you were younger, you ran, walked, and jumped on strong, healthy joints without fear of pain. Now, thanks to arthritis, you take careful steps, may spend your days and nights in agony, and long for the days when your joints could get you through your daily routine.  Our team...

"Oh My Aching Body" webinar Feb 25th, 2021

In case you missed it, Dr. Buchalter and Dr. Khabie participated in a webinar about shoulder, knee, and hip pain with Northern Westchester Hospital.  Check it out! https://youtu.be/XbUAAt6ujH4

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) and Shoulder Pain Feb 21st, 2021

By Daniel Howard, MD “Why does my shoulder hurt?” is one of the most common questions that I get asked in our office.  People experience problems with all sorts of regular daily activities due to shoulder pain, from putting on a seatbelt, to taking a plate off the top shelf. ...

Welcome to Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group Feb 16th, 2021

Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group is ready to be your medical partner in your musculoskeletal health. This re-launched blog is going to bring you important information about conditions in your bones and joints that can affect your quality of life. From arthritis to ACL injuries, from sciatica to...

Concussions in High School Sports Oct 15th, 2019

Good News, Bad News on Concussions in High School Sports Oct. 15, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- New research on concussions reports mixed news for kids playing high school sports. The good news? Concussions are down during football practices. And...

Parents: Save Your Daughter from Injury Down the Line Jul 15th, 2018

Parents: Save Your Daughter from Injury Down the Line with a Joint-Friendly Fitness Plan. Q & A with Victor Khabie, MD, FAAOS, FACS Q. Are female athletes more likely to be injured during training and competition than their male counterparts? A. Yes. Historically, because most athletes were men, fitness programs...

Avoiding Pain and Golf Injuries on the Course May 10th, 2018

Northern Westchester Hospital focuses on the best ways to avoid golf-related pain, your score notwithstanding. BY DAVE DONELSON ​Does your backswing feel more like a back spasm? If it’s any consolation, your golf swing probably isn’t the root cause of the pain, according to Dr. John Abrahams, Co-Director of the...

NEW Bunion Procedure: Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction Apr 8th, 2018

Dr. Alan Berman, podiatrist at Somers Orthopaedic Surgery has performed many of these procedures with remarkable results. Call the office at 845-278-8400 and ask for an appointment with Dr. Berman. Click here to view the animated procedure video (this is not live surgery) 3D Bunion Surgery Video Click here to...

Alan Berman, DPM Receives HealthCare Professionals Award Jan 15th, 2018

Congratulations to our podiatrist, Dr. Alan Berman, for being recognized as one of Hudson Valley's Parent Favorite Healthcare professionals. back to top

Dr. Victor Khabie is on the cutting-edge of orthopedic medicine Aug 15th, 2017

Dr. Victor Khabie has always loved sports and medicine. the University of Pennsylvania and played several other sports. Sports were always a big part of my life and still are.” Today, he enjoys a flourishing career that marries both passions as an orthopedic surgeon who is chief of surgery and...

Learn About Misaligned Feet and What can be Done to Correct it. Jan 2nd, 2017

Somers Orthopaedics is pleased to offer HYPROCURE® sinus tarsi implant for Talo-Tarsal Dislocation Syndrome. The implant has been used for over 10 years and was FDA approved in 2004. Alan Berman, DPM has done many of these procedures with excellent results. Click the links below to view more information. HyProCure...

When Used In Surgery, Robots Can Hasten Recovery Sep 16th, 2016

9/16/2016 The Journal News: Robotic Surgery Speeds Recovery Dr. Jason Hochfelder, an orthopedic surgeon affiliated with Phelps Memorial Hospital Center in Sleepy Hollow, performed the Lower Hudson Valley’s first robotic-assisted total knee replacement operation at Phelps early this year. And in 2015, an advanced Navio-robotic-assisted partial knee replacement surgery was...

Is Surgery Always Needed for Meniscal Tears of the Knee? Jul 20th, 2016

WEDNESDAY, July 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) — A meniscal tear is a common and disabling knee injury affecting many Americans at some point in their lives. Now, new research suggests that in many cases, exercise may work just as well as surgery to heal the condition in middle-aged people. Meniscal...

How to improve odds of successful knee, hip replacement surgery Jul 2nd, 2016

By Marilyn Moritz - Reporter click the link below to view the video Dr Joel Buchalter discusses knee replacement surgery SAN ANTONIO - Juan Alonso was like millions of Americans suffering from joint pain. So he opted for knee replacement surgery, hoping it would solve the problem. Unfortunately, Alonso suffered...

Your Risk of Infection After Knee Replacement Depends on Your Hospital Jun 29th, 2016

8 tips for staying safe before, during, and after the procedure By Hallie Levine June 29, 2016 After suffering from debilitating pain for years, Juan Alonso of New York finally had his knee replaced. Then—just a few weeks later—the pain came back, if anything worse than before. “I was in...

Protecting your Feet from the Sun Jun 15th, 2016

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Botox-Like Injection Might Ease Runners’ Knee Pain Feb 22nd, 2016

MONDAY, Feb. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) — A Botox-like injection, added to physical therapy, may relieve a type of knee pain that’s common in runners, cyclists and other active people, a new study suggests. The condition — called lateral patellofemoral overload syndrome (LPOS) — affects more than one in eight...

Protecting your feet during cold weather Feb 10th, 2016

The Cold Hard Truth about Frost Bite! By Alan N. Berman, DPM How you can keep extreme cold from affecting your feet this winter. During cold and damp weather conditions it is important to keep your feet warm and dry. Staying warm during freezing temperatures can be critical for the...

Bob's experience with Navio Robotic Knee Surgery Dec 30th, 2015

Click on the link below to watch Bob's personal story of Navio Robotic Knee Surgery performed by Dr. Victor Khabie. Bob’s recuperation period was quicker with Navio robot-assisted knee replacement surgery than with a conventional procedure. Navio Robotic Knee Surgery back to top

Navio Partial Knee Replacement at Northern Westchester Hospital Nov 29th, 2015

Dr. Victor Khabie and Dr. Eric Grossman of Northern Westchester Hospital describe a remarkable new option that restores natural movement as never before possible. A great leap forward in precision and accuracy to benefit the patient. https://youtu.be/2gTyPC2fprQ back to top

Fantasy Football Week 4 Sep 28th, 2015

Sep 28, 2015 Pat Mayo talks with Dr. Victor Khabie and Gregg Sussman about every significant injury from Sunday, and unleashes his Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickup Power Rankings for every position. Plus, the streaming QBs and DSTs of the week. 2015 Fantasy Football: Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickup Rankings...

Fantasy Football 2015: Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickup Power Rankings and Injuries Sep 20th, 2015

Pat Mayo talks with Dr. Victor Khabie and Jake Ciely about every significant injury from Sunday including Tony Romo, and unleashes his Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickup Power Rankings for every position. Fantasy Football 2015 week 3 back to top

Sports Injuries Sep 17th, 2015

Chalk Talk with NWH’s Dr. Khabie on sports injuries, Tommy John & Matt Harvey Posted: 10:50 am, September 17, 2015 Chalk Talk with NWH’s Dr. Khabie on sports injuries, Tommy John & Matt Harvey: If your son or daughter is a competitive athlete you’ve probably heard the: “Johnny needs to...

Using robotic surgery to treat knee pain Sep 3rd, 2015

by: Heather Salerno September 3, 2015 (Photo: Joe Larese/The Journal News) The problem Adolfo Calenda, 71, worked in construction for decades before retiring in 2006, and he knew that the job had taken a toll on his body. “I used to do tiles and marble, so I would be on...

2015 Fantasy Football: Updated NFL Injury Report & ADPs Sep 2nd, 2015

Published on Sep 2, 2015 Pat Mayo and Dr. Victor Khabie (Chief, Department of Surgery; Northern Westchester Hospital) discuss the 2015 NFL injury report, specifically, the injuries which should scare Fantasy Football owners. Mayo gets Dr. Khabie to assess injuries to Michael Floyd, LeSean McCoy, Alshon Jeffery, Randall Cobb, Arian...

Fantasy Football: 2015 NFL Injury Report & Risk Analysis Aug 2nd, 2015

Patrick Mayo, Staff Writer August 2, 2015 FNTSY Sports Network’s Pat Mayo and Dr. Victor Khabie dicuss the 2015 NFL injury report, specifically, the injuries which should scare Fantasy Football owners if they happen during the season. Mayo gets Dr. Khabie to assess the nagging injuries and offseason surgeries to Peyton Manning,...

Calcium is import for bone health Jun 5th, 2015

3 myths about dairy-free foods Calcium is important even when you're older, and milk can be a fine way to get it Published: June 05, 2015 01:45 PM ConsumerReports.org Have you sworn off dairy? Maybe you think it will ease your stomach woes. Or, now that you're middle-aged, you assume...

Robot-Assisted Knee Surgery May 29th, 2015

Dr. Victor Khabie performs NY's 1st robot-assisted knee surgery with Navio — 5 key notes Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 29 May 2015 00:00 Northern Westchester Hospital's co-chief of orthopedic surgery and director of sports medicine at the Orthopedic and Spine Institute Victor Khabie, MD, performed the first robot-assisted...

Rotator Cuff Injury May 8th, 2015

posted May 8, 2015 Manny Pacquiao, Punching Power and the Role of the Rotator Cuff Dr. Victor Khabie, Chief of the Department of Surgery and Chief of Sports Medicine at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco, NY dispenses advice on rotator cuff surgery in light of professional boxer Manny Pacquiao’s...

April 2015 Is Diabetic Foot Month Apr 4th, 2015

THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD AT PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER - WOUND CENTER 670 Stoneleigh Ave Carmel, NY 10512 845-279-5711 back to top

Putnam Hospital Doctor Performs New Type Of Knee Surgery Feb 6th, 2015

February 6, 2015 CARMEL, N.Y. – Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Joel Buchalter of Somers Orthopedics performed the MAKOplasty Knee Resurfacing procedure on Friday, Jan. 30, using the RIO system, a highly advanced, surgeon-controlled robotic arm that offers a new level of precision to restore mobility. The technology is also used for total hip replacements. MAKOplasty is...

How Much Time Could Victor Martinez Miss? Feb 5th, 2015

February 5, 2015 beck.mlblogs.com The Tigers announced Thursday that Victor Martinez will have surgery next week for a torn left medial meniscus. They did not, however, announce how much time he might miss. There’s a good reason for that, because the type of surgery Dr. James Andrews performs will have...

Big toe joint pain causes misery and disability Mar 23rd, 2014

By Wilton Bulletin Staff on March 23, 2014 with commentary by Alan Berman, DPM - Board Certified Podiatrist Never underestimate the power of a little joint to cause big problems. But that’s what can happen to senior citizens suffering from big toe joint pain — often as a result of...

Anterior Hip Replacement Speeds Recovery, Lessens Pain And Scarring Dec 5th, 2013

Your Health Journal By Len Saunders – Health, Fitness, Nutrition, And Wellness Dec. 5, 2013 Orthopaedic specialist Dr. Joel Buchalter with Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group, offers tips about the benefits of anterior hip replacement with the Hana table. Living with constant hip pain can literally drag you...

11 Things your Orthopaedic Specialist wants you to know Nov 15th, 2013

An informative slideshow featuring commentary from Joel S. Buchalter, MD, FAAOS, FACS Slide Show - 11 things your orthopaedist wants you to know back to top

Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery - A Patient's Perspective Nov 7th, 2013

Dr. Joel Buchalter performed Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery on both hips for a patient that wanted to get back to an active lifestyle quickly. Click on the link below to watch her video and read her story. Anterior Hip Replacement Video back to top

Putnam Hospital Center Nov 5th, 2013

PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER HONORS LAKE MAHOPAC ROTARIAN KEVIN BAILEY L to R: Maureen H. Zipparo, President, PHC; Dr. Joel Buchalter, MD, President, Medical Staff, PHC; Kevin Bailey, Lake Mahopac Rotarian and PHC Honoree and Jeffrey Redfield, Chairman, PHC Board of Directors (Photo provided by Putnam Hospital Center) Cable advertising businessman...

Podiatry Specialist Dr. Alan Berman Offers Tips for Seniors with Big Toe Joint Pain Oct 15th, 2013

October 15, 2013 Never underestimate the power of a little joint to cause big problems. But that's what can happen to senior citizens suffering from big toe joint pain - often as a result of arthritis - which can not only sour the mood and lessen quality of life, but...

Cheap shoes lead to blisters and calluses Oct 7th, 2013

Geoff Williams 10/7/13 It is good to save money, most people are taught from an early age. If you have a coupon, use it. If you aren't going to be in a room, turn off the lights. Buy those holiday decorations after December 25. And on and on. But being...

Understanding Torn Meniscus Treatment Sep 25th, 2013

Putnam Country Press/Times, September 25, 2013 By Guest Columnist Dr. Stuart Styles Knee problems send almost 20 million people to a doctor's office each year. Injuries to the knees are common to all sports and cumulative wear and tear on the knee sends large numbers of older people to doctors'...

Gary Stark Jr. Rises Again Sep 21st, 2013

9/21/2013 By Thomas Gerbasi Comments by: Victor Khabie, MD, FAAOS Gary Stark Jr. remembers the old days in the gyms around Brooklyn and Staten Island. Back then, he was going to be the next champion to emerge from the city, a slick boxer with flash, heart, and charisma, one who...

Football Injury Prevention Sep 17th, 2013

BWWFitnessworld.com, September 17, 2013 Sports medicine specialist Dr. Scott Levin offers young players tips for preventing football related injuries. For many years, the number of student athletes playing football at the high school level has far surpassed the number of participants in any other sport. During the 2012-2013 season, more...

College Football Players Seem to Grow Bigger and Stronger, But Not Faster Sep 15th, 2013

Study of NCAA athletes found speed, jumping power changed little over 4-year careers By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter Comments by: Victor Khabie, MD, FAAOS THURSDAY, Sept. 12 (HealthDay News) -- College football players may get bigger and stronger during their four-year careers, but apparently all those grueling drills don't make...

Exercises That Can Cause More Harm Than Good Aug 29th, 2013

DIGITAL JOURNAL August 29, 2013 Physical therapist Matt Mikesh with Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group offers tips about exercises that can cause more harm than good. Exercising is a crucial factor in maintaining a healthy body and mind. This is a commonly known fact and 76% of American...

Shoe Inserts Don't Help Arthritic Knee Pain: Study Aug 20th, 2013

WebMD News from HealthDay, By Steven Reinberg TUESDAY, Aug. 20, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Lateral wedge shoe inserts don't appear to relieve pain in patients suffering from osteoarthritis of the knee, a new study finds.These inexpensive plastic inserts (or insoles) are designed to shift body weight from the inside of the...

Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Yormak Responds to Research on Rotator Cuff Injuries and Surgery Jul 31st, 2013

July 31, 2013   A pair of new studies indicate that most patients with rotator cuff injuries respond well to non-surgical treatment, and a key predictor of who benefits most from physical therapy may simply be who expects to. This is good news for those coping with rotator cuff injuries,...

Tips for Understanding Torn Meniscus Treatment Jul 1st, 2013

Stuart T. Styles, MD, FAAOS HealthNewsDigest.com) - Carmel, NY, July, 2013 - Knee problems send almost 20 million people to a doctor's office each year. Injuries to the knees are common to all sports and cumulative wear and tear on the knee sends large numbers of older people to doctors' offices...

Why Trail Running Is Good for You Jun 25th, 2013

There’s a reason trail running is booming in popularity… a few reasons, actually. By Lisa Jhung; June 2013 Heading out on a trail instead of pavement is appealing for so many reasons. Escaping into the woods or meadows gives you a nature experience that a road run often cannot, and a...

Mountain Biking Injury Jun 24th, 2013

Scott M. Levin, MD., FAAOS - Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon Carmel, NY, June 2013 - There's something about summer that makes the idea of hopping on a bike and heading for a rugged trail nearly irresistible. Three decades after the sport began with only a handful of enthusiasts, mountain biking has...

How to Cope with Pregnancy Foot Pain Jun 23rd, 2013

FoxNews.com An interview with Alan Berman, DPM - Podiatrist, By Julie Revelant, June 23, 2013 If you’re pregnant, you probably can’t wait to get home and put your feet up. If your feet hurt, you might have plantar fasciitis, a condition that affects about 10 percent of the population - and probably...

Weight Lifting Precautions Jun 10th, 2013

Lifting Smart Some simple precautions can help you avoid injuries when working with weights. by Linda Melone, CSCS, June 2013 Commentary by: Yariv Maghen, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon You’re really pumped by the results of your weight routine—increased strength and better muscle definition provide all the motivation you need to keep pushing...

The Benefits of Water Exercise for Arthritis Jun 5th, 2013

PUTNAM COUNTY PRESS/TIMES The Largest Circulation Newspaper in Putnam County, June 5, 2013 Jean Park, MD - Board Certified Rheumatologist Arthritis is the nation's most common disability, affecting 50 million adults in America. Be­tween 2007 and 2009, 50 percent of adults 65 years or older re­ported an arthritis diagnosis. For seniors...

Anterior Hip Replacement May 10th, 2013

Between 200,000 and 300,000 total hip replacement surgeries are performed each year in the United States, sixty-five percent of them on people over the age of 65, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. These procedures have been concentrated in older adults because many people put off the operation...

Top Docs for 2013 Apr 27th, 2013

Somers Orthopaedic Surgery Doctors Named Top Docs in 2013 Joel S. Buchalter,MD, FAAOS, FACS, Douglas J. Fauser, MD, FAAOS, FACS, and Victor Khabie, MD, FAAOS, FACS, recognized as leaders in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine and acknowledged for advanced, innovative procedures that repair damage, reduce pain and restore mobility. Drs. Joel...

Horseback Riding Safety Tips Apr 24th, 2013

APRIL 24, 2013 Horseback Riding: Safety Tips "Rein In" Injuries By Stuart T. Styles, M.D., F.A.A.O.S. Carmel, NY - An estimated 30 million people ride horses every year in the United States. And according to the U.S. Consumers Product Safety Commission, about 200,000 of them are injured, with as many...

Dr Khabie Quoted in SI.com - Nerlens Noel remains in mix for No. 1 pick despite injury Apr 3rd, 2013

April 3, 2013 The image was horrifying: Kentucky freshman Nerlens Noel, a defensive-minded menace whom many, if not most, NBA general managers had pegged as the No. 1 pick in the 2013 draft, lay on the floor during a Feb. 12 game in Gainesville, Fla., clutching his left knee in...

PR Web: Tips for Injury Free Winter Running Feb 1st, 2013

February 01,2013 Keep Running All Winter Long In 2013: Physical Therapist Matt Mikesh with Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine offers tips for staying safe on the roads Runners can be divided into two groups: Those who run for a specific reason—to fit into a favorite pair of jeans, perhaps—and...

Somers Orthopedic Surgeon Gives Yoga Safety Tips Jan 15th, 2013

Jan 15, 2013 by Katherine PacchianaLifestyle Dr. Scott Levin of Somers Orthopaedic Surgery says more than 20 million Americans have practiced yoga to increase flexibility, reduce stress and improve conditions ranging from neck pain to asthma. Recent controversy about the possible harms of yoga led Dr. Levin to compose a...

Pleasantville Daily Voice: Ski Helmets Protect Pleasantville Heads Dec 30th, 2012

12/30/12 WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – Winter has arrived in our region in a flurry of white. But before you head to the ski slope, there’s one piece of gear experts say you should always have in place. “Every skier and snowboarder should wear a helmet to protect themselves from serious...

Health Magazine: Pricier, Intensive Whiplash Treatment May Not Pay Off: Study Dec 17th, 2012

December 17, 2012 More costly, intensive treatment is no better than usual care at hastening recovery from whiplash, a new study finds. Researchers looked at more than 3,800 British whiplash patients to compare a more intensive approach to treatment (“active management”) against usual care at 15 hospital emergency departments. Active...

Safety tips for exercising seniors Nov 28th, 2012

November 28, 2012 Dr. Stuart Styles Emphasizes Importance of Injury Avoidance as More and More Seniors Reap Benefits of Regular Exercise (HealthNewsDigest.com) - Carmel, NY, November, 2012 - There's no longer any doubt: Exercise and physical activity can help us live longer, healthier lives. Study after study confirms that physical...

Roethlisberger Has Sprained Shoulder Nov 13th, 2012

November 13, 2012 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger left Heinz Field on Monday night with his sprained right shoulder in a sling. When he walks back in ready to play is anybody's guess. Tomlin called Pittsburgh's franchise quarterback "questionable" but otherwise offered little detail Tuesday, less than 24 hours after...

Strengthening Your Knees for the Upcoming Ski Season Oct 16th, 2012

Oct. 16, 2012 Scott Levin, M.D. F.A.A.O.S. (HealthNewsDigest.com) - Carmel, NY, - When the leaves start to turn, skiers’ minds turn to upcoming powder. But autumn is also the time to get their bodies prepped for winter so they won’t have to nurse an injury that could have been avoided,...

Botox Shows Promise Against Persistent Neck, Shoulder Pain Oct 13th, 2012

October 13, 2012 Small study found it helped patients for whom typical treatments had failed SATURDAY, Oct. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Botox injections, long used to smooth away wrinkles, might also soothe chronic neck and shoulder muscle pain, new research suggests. This type of persistent pain "is a common disorder...

Tips On Keeping Young Football Players Safe Oct 8th, 2012

October 2012 Victor Khabie, MD (HealthNewsDigest.com) - Oct. 2012 Carmel, NY, – To many Americans, nothing says “autumn” quite like the start of football season, and to parents of school-age kids, that often means youth (or “pee wee”) football, which sends 5- to 14-year-olds onto the gridiron. But while junior...

Dancers: Start the Season on the Right Foot Sep 13th, 2012

Dr. Scott Levin Emphasizes Parents' Role in Preventing Injuries to Young DancersSeptember 13, 2012 Scott Levin, M.D. F.A.A.O.S. (HealthNewsDigest.com) - Carmel, NY, – With autumn leaves and the return to school, millions of young dancers also begin or resume dance studies. Dance is an artistic, athletic, expressive, and social form...

Injury Prevention Tips for Musicians Sep 5th, 2012

Yariv Maghen, MD Orthopaedic Hand Specialist Offers Tips to Musicians on Injury Prevention this Season Carmel, NY (PRWEB) September 05, 2012 Music brings great joy to the world. But not without musicians paying a heavy price in occurrences of pain throughout their careers. Playing an instrument is physically demanding and...

Preventing Skateboarding Injuries Sep 2nd, 2012

Dr. Andrew Peretz notes that while falls are inevitable serious injury can be prevented Andrew M Peretz, M.D. F.A.A.O.S. (HealthNewsDigest.com) - Carmel, New York, August, 2012 - Every skateboarder is going to fall and unfortunately many are going to suffer an injury. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, skateboard...

The Dangers of Wearing Flip-flops Aug 7th, 2012

Podiatrist Dr. Alan Berman on five ways to avoid a flip-flop fiasco Alan N. Berman, DPM (HealthNewsDigest.com) - Somers, NY, - Flip-flops may be a trademark of breezy summer days but they can pose serious health risks. “There are limited statistics about injuries related to flip-flops because people aren’t always...

Guidelines for Diabetic Foot Care Oct 11th, 2011

From HealthNewsDigest.com Diabetes IssuesGuidelines for Diabetic Foot Care Podiatry Expert Dr. Alan Berman Outlines Easy-to-Follow Advice for Preventing Complications (HealthNewsDigest.com) - Carmel, NY, October 2011 – Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes, according to new estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And 60-70% of them suffer...