Week 7 Of Dr Michael Gott’s Fantasy Football Injury Of The Week Video Series

This week: The Achilles tendon injury of Arian Foster, Houston Texans running back

Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Dr Michael A. Gott gives his professional assessment of the Houston Texans running back Arian Foster’s torn Achilles tendon. How bad is it? Is he done for the year? Get the scoop, this week and every week, by clicking here.

10 Steps To A Healthy Heart

The bad news: Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, is the leading cause of death in the United States. Every year, Americans suffer 1.5 million heart attacks and strokes, and 2,200 people die from cardiovascular diseases every day.

The good news: Heart disease is mostly preventable.

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Week 6 Of Dr Michael Gott’s Fantasy Football Injury Of The Week Video Series

This week: The shoulder injury of Emmanuel Sanders, Denver Broncos wide receiver

Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Dr Michael A. Gott gives his professional assessment of the shoulder injury of Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders. Is he out for the rest of the season? To get Dr. Gott’s take on Sanders’ likelihood of returning for future Broncos games, click here. And tune in each week for the next video!

How To Deal With A Colicky Baby

Colic…that dreaded word that strikes fear in the hearts of parents. No matter how cute and cuddly your baby may be, after weeks (or months) of seemingly non-stop crying, even the most stalwart of moms and dads may feel on the verge of losing it. But hang on, help is on the way.

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Female Runners’ Sports Injuries Are Unique

Female runners have a unique array of medical and sports injuries, compared to male runners. In women runners, the two most common injuries are patellofemoral pain syndrome (runner’s knee) and iliotibial band tendonitis (IT Band syndrome).

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Even Though Summer Is Over, Your Skin Still Needs Protection From The Sun

Goodbye summer, hello fall, and all too soon, winter. Even though you’re no longer basking on the beach (at least in New York State), the sun is still out and can cause significant damage to your skin. First or second degree burns, dark spots, wrinkles, and an increased risk for cancer, or carcinoma, are all possible at any time of year and should be protected against.

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Week 5 Of Dr Michael Gott’s Fantasy Football Injury Of The Week Video Series

This week: The ACL injury of Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles

Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Dr Michael A. Gott gives his professional assessment of the season-ending ACL injury of Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles and what effect this might have on Fantasy Football fans’ team choices. For the whole story, click here. And tune in each week for the next video!

10 Colon Cancer Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Other than skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms described below, it is very important for you to get checked out by your doctor. It might be nothing but then again, it might be something. Here’s what to look for, when to worry, and also, when not to.

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Instead Of Going To An Urgicenter, Call Your Pediatrician

What if your child has a terrible cough, possibly strep, but it’s late, or a Sunday, or maybe even a holiday, and you don’t want to bother your pediatrician. What do you do? Sure, you could go to your local ER or urgicenter. Or, you could call your child’s pediatrician.

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Get Relief From Painful Joint Conditions

Many different conditions can lead to painful joints, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis, gout, strains, sprains and other injuries. If you suffer from any of these, you’ll find important information in a recent blog by 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 Associates.

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