Week 3 Of Dr Michael Gott’s Fantasy Football Injury Of The Week Video Series

This week: The knee injury of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger

Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Dr Michael A. Gott gives his professional assessment of Ben Roethlisberger’s sprained MCL and bone bruise in his left knee and what that might mean to Fantasy Football fans’ team choices. Tune in by clicking here. Then check in each week for the next video!

How To Tell If You Have Tendonitis

Tendonitis occurs due to an acute or chronic injury to the tendon (a tough band of fibrous connective tissue that usually connects muscle to bone) and is a result of the body’s reaction to this injury. The pain you feel if you have tendonitis is due to inflammation, which is your body’s first step in the healing process. Continue reading

For Stressed-Out Teens, Here’s How To Lessen The Pressure

These days, teens are feeling an inordinate amount of stress: school, grades, after-school sports and music, getting into the “right” college. Not to mention dating, body image and trying to fit in. On top of that, parents telling you to enjoy these teen years and be happy! Wow, that’s a lot of pressure. Continue reading

Although Exciting, Cheerleading Is Also Very Risky

Cheerleading is a very popular sport, with 3 million girls over 6 years old participating annually. In high school cheerleading alone, over 400,000 girls participate in the US every year. However, there are significant risks of injuries in cheerleading, writes Rick Weinstein, MD, MBA, an Orthopedic Sports Medicine specialist and general orthopedic surgeon with Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine and Director of Orthopedic Surgery at Westchester Health, in a recent blog.
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Week 2 Of Dr Michael Gott’s Fantasy Football Injury Of The Week Video Series

This week: The clavicle injury of Dallas Cowboy quarterback Tony Romo

Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Dr Michael A. Gott weighs in on Tony Romo’s left clavicle (collarbone) injury and what that might mean to Fantasy Football fans’ team choices. To view the video, click here. And check in each week for the next video!

Westchester Health Associates Announces It Has Signed Letter Of Intent To Join North Shore-LIJ

Westchester Health Associates’ 130 provider-physician practice to expand its ambulatory services’ network throughout the region.

KATONAH, N.Y. – Sept. 18, 2015 – PRLog — Westchester Health Associates and North Shore-LIJ announced yesterday that they have signed a letter of intent for its 130 provider-physician practice to join the health system, increasing the North Shore-LIJ presence in Westchester County. The letter of intent allows North Shore-LIJ and Westchester Health Associates to enter into exclusive negotiations with the goal of executing a final agreement this fall.

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Week 1 Of Dr Michael Gott’s Fantasy Football Injury Of The Week Video Series

This week: The foot injury of Dallas Cowboy wide receiver Dez Bryant

Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Dr Michael A. Gott gives his professional opinion on Dez Bryant’s fractured foot bone injury. Will this affect Fantasy Football fans’ choices? To view the video, click here. Check back each week for the next installment!

Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Physician Dr. Michael Gott Launches Fantasy Football Video Series

In this first video in the series, Dr. Gott discusses last season’s ruptured patella tendon injury of Victor Cruz, New York Giants wide receiver

Fantasy Football has many fans and players — over 50 million Americans each year, in fact. Among them is Dr. Michael A. Gott, an Orthopedic and Sports Medicine physician with Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. Dr. Gott, thoroughly dedicated to all things sports, has just launched a new weekly video series where he will share his orthopedic and sports medicine expertise with Fantasy Football fans.

Each week he will give his professional opinion via video on a key player’s significant injury, drawn from published medical literature. Fantasy Football fans can use his medical opinions to select, cut or continue with their current Fantasy Football selections. To view the video, click here. And be sure and check back every week for the next installment!

Is Football Too Dangerous For Your Child?

Football season is now upon us, which means parents across the country are having to make the important decision of whether or not to allow their high school athlete to play football. Michael A. Gott, MD, a sports medicine orthopedic surgeon with Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, has written a very informative blog about the risks, and myths, of high school football injuries.

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U.S. News & World Report Features WHP Peter Richel MD’s Back-To-School Health Tips For Parents

In a recent article in U.S. News & World Report, Dr. Peter Richel, a pediatrician with Westchester Health Pediatrics, reminds parents that they need to remember the importance of keeping their children healthy. “As we approach the beginning of each school year, we must consider the ongoing health of our children,” Dr. Richel advises. “Ages differ, and therefore needs and concerns differ, but principles remain the same. Healthier children are happier children.”

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