Blog, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine

Annual Physical Examinations are the Best Form of Preventative Medicine

Annual physical examinations are meant not just for those who are struggling with their health or are being required to receive one–they’re the best form of preventative medicine available. It’s recommended that all individuals over the age of three should receive a physical examination once every year, while newborns and toddlers receive examinations at a […]

Blog, Gastroenterology

Regular Colonoscopies are Critical for Early Detection of Colon Cancer

Scheduling a colonoscopy may not be the highlight of your week, but the procedure is one of the most important preventive measures against cancer. Arranging this screening test should be a health priority for every individual of the appropriate age. When should I schedule my first colonoscopy? Traditionally, routine colonoscopy screenings for asymptomatic people began […]

Blog, Podiatry

Keep Your Feet Safe at the Gym This Year: Don’t let foot injuries keep you from your fitness resolutions

In the New Year, don’t forget to keep your feet in tip-top shape while following through with your resolutions to get fit. Westchester Health foot and ankle surgeon John Viscovich, DPM, FACFAS offers tips for foot safety while at the gym. Start new workouts gradually Increase your stamina and the length of your workouts gradually […]