Category Archives: Orthopedics & Spine

New York Spine Surgeon describes the O-Arm CAT Scanner

Meet the O-Arm:  New technology in the OR By John Abrahams, MD, FAANS, Chief of Neurosurgery, Co-Director of Spine Surgery, Orthopedic and Spine Institute The Orthopedic & Spine Institute of Northern Westchester Hospital recently brought new technology into the operating room … Continue reading

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New York Orthopedic Specialist Discusses Ankle Sprains

The Pain of Ankle Sprains By – Dr. Kurt Voellmicke, Director of Foot and Ankle Section for the Orthopedic and Spine Institute, Northern Westchester Hospital.  As a doctor I find that it is common for many to be confused over … Continue reading

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Common Sports Injuries: What you should know

Although they rank among the most common sports-related injuries, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), medial collateral ligament (MCL), and meniscus injuries are often misdiagnosed and/or perpetuated. To understand the issues around diagnosis, we sat down with Victor Khabie, M.D. , FAAOS, FACS, … Continue reading

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Westchester Pediatricians Discuss New Concussion Guidelines with Northern Westchester Hospital

Protecting the Student Athlete An Interview with Dr. Louis Corsaro and Dr. Elliot Barsh You don’t really have to be a sports fan to have heard about the concern over concussions. Every few months, it seems, the national news carries … Continue reading

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Westchester Orthopedist Describes New Technique for Knee Replacement Implants

3-D Computer-Aided Design:  Building Better Knee Replacements An Interview with David Yasgur, MD, FAAOS Until recently, a surgeon’s only option for customizing knee replacements was to make adjustments during the actual surgery. Once the patient was under anesthesia and incisions … Continue reading

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New York Orthopedist Explains Benefits of Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement

Benefits of Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement by Dr. Eric Grossman Typically after patients have a hip replaced with the conventional approach, they go to inpatient rehab following 3 to 4 days in the hospital.  When patients eventually return home, … Continue reading

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New York Orthopedist Dr. Evan Karas advises on Shoulder Pain

Save Your Shoulder – Don’t Push Through the Pain by Dr. Evan Karas Your shoulder is a remarkably intricate joint. The centerpiece is the rotator cuff—a cradle of muscles and tendons that enables you to rotate your arm in a … Continue reading

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Westchester Orthopedist Dr. Eric Grossman Explains the Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement

An Effective Approach to Hip Replacement by Dr. Eric Grossman For patients needing hip replacement, I utilize an anterior approach to ensure patients receive the most appropriate care possible. While there are three main approaches to hip replacement—lateral, anterior and … Continue reading

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