32 Westchester Health Physicians Named “Top Doctors” By Castle Connolly

Westchester Health is pleased to announce that 32 of our physicians have been selected by Castle Connolly as “Top Doctors” for 2015 and acknowledged in Westchester Magazine. Here at Westchester Health, we are committed to the highest standards of quality care and take great pride in the fact that such a large number of our doctors have been recognized as being the best in their field.

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How To Treat Ear Infections In Children

Most children will get an ear infection by the age of 3. If they recur often and are not treated, they can lead to hearing issues and other problems, warns Mason Gomberg, MD, a pediatrician with Westchester Health Pediatrics, in his recent blog. Fortunately, modern antibiotics have dramatically reduced the incidence of ear infections.

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Week 11 Of Dr Michael Gott’s Fantasy Football Injury Of The Week Video Series

This week: The mid-foot sprain of Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback

How many weeks will Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger miss due to his recent mid-foot sprain? Will Landry Jones have to fill in against the Cleveland Browns this Sunday? Hear what Dr Michael A Gott, othopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist with Westchester Health Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, has to say about Roethlisberger’s injury in this week’s installment of his Fantasy Football Injury Of The Week video series. Get the scoop, this week and every week, by clicking here.

95% Of Diabetes Foot Care Depends On You

Foot problems caused by diabetes are some of the most common complications associated with diabetes. If not managed properly, diabetes can cause chronic complications and often irreversible damage to the feet.

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What You Need To Know About Growth Disorders

Hopefully, all children develop “normally” but sometimes, either due to nutrition deficits or genetics, certain children develop growth disorders. The good news: Today there are excellent treatments and therapies to help reverse many growth disorders, such as short stature. Also, in many cases, growth disorders are temporary and a child eventually “catches up” to the heights of family members.

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Week 10 Of Dr Michael Gott’s Fantasy Football Injury Of The Week Video Series

This week: The foot injury of Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos quarterback

This week, Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Dr Michael A. Gott gives his professional assessment of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning’s injury, partially torn plantar fascia in his left foot. Does this mean the end of his career? Or can he return to action soon? Get the full story, this week and every week, by clicking here.

How To Prevent Basketball Injuries

The most common injury in basketball is an ankle sprain, according to Dr. Eric Small, Pediatric and Adult Sports Medicine specialist with Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine and Medical Director of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine with Westchester Health Associates. In his recent blog, Dr. Small details basketball injuries and how to rehabilitate them so an athlete can return to play.

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3 Important Vaccines To Give Your Children

Here at Westchester Health, we firmly believe in immunizing your child against preventable diseases. Unquestionably, we feel that this is one of the best ways to keep children healthy and thriving. Practically no medical intervention has done more to save lives and prevent disease than immunizations. In a recent blog, Dr. Peter Richel, one of our Westchester Health Pediatrics pediatricians, discusses three vaccines you should especially be aware of for the health of your child.

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Winter Sports Safety Tips

Winter is a great time of year to enjoy the outdoors but it’s important to recognize the dangers involved in winter sports and to take special care to help prevent injuries. Michael A. Gott, MD, an Orthopedic surgeon with Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine who is fellowship trained in sports medicine, has recently written an excellent blog offering tips for preventing winter injuries. Dr. Gott has also been an active member of the National Ski Patrol, as well as a Member of the Windham Mountain Ski Patrol for 18 years.

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Preventing High School Football Injuries

Football is one of the most popular sports in the U.S., played by more than 1 million high school athletes. Yet football has nearly twice the injury rate as the next most popular sport, basketball. Russell J. Cavallo, MD, an Orthopedic Sports Medicine specialist and general orthopedic surgeon with Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, has written a very informative blog examining the most common high school football injuries and how to prevent them.

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