A Parent’s Guide to Cuts, Breaks, Bruises and Burns

February 6th, 2017

A parent’s worst nightmare – an accidental tumble during a snowball fight, or an unfortunate bout of curiosity with the stove during dinner time and your child runs into your arms, in pain and inconsolable. As parents, it is assumed that our job is to be the superhero and prevent our children from getting injured. […]

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Joint Replacements at Ambulatory Surgical Centers are the Next Frontier

February 3rd, 2017

Today many patients undergoing knee surgery or hip surgery can often go home the same day. By Eric L. Grossman, MD FAAOS, Co-Director, Joint Replacement Surgery, Orthopedics & Spine Institute, Northern Westchester Hospital A recent article in The New York Times stated that physicians are deeply split about whether or not Medicare should allow outpatient […]

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Getting a Leg Up on Sciatica

January 31st, 2017

You get up from bed or turn to speak to someone — and sudden burning pain shoots down one leg. There’s a good chance you may have sciatica, a condition diagnosed approximately three million times a year in America, and caused by a specific type of injury to the sciatic nerve. Here, I inform you […]

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