Dr. Madhu Mathur with Lifestyle Medicine Center gives her tips for establishing healthy habits as a family in the new year!
We have some exciting news to share here at Coastal Orthopedics – we have another accomplished specialist joining our team – Dr. Paulina Piekarska, DPM. Meet Dr. Piekarska, a foot & ankle specialist, surgeon, and podiatrist with expertise in both operative and non-operative treatments. She specializes in the treatment of a variety of lower extremity conditions commonly experienced by children including sports injuries, heel pain, and Sever’s disease!
Resilience is the ability to overcome serious stress or difficulty, and bounce back stronger than ever. With increasing pressures academically, athletically and socially on kids these days, being resilient is critical. In this series, Connecticut Children’s pediatric experts share keys to resilience, and how to help your child be resilient.
Looking for ways to keep your kids from eating their entire bag of candy after trick or treating on Halloween? Dr. Madhu Mathur, MD, MPH, the Pediatrician and Obesity Medicine Physician with Lifestyle Medicine Center gives tips for preparing your child before heading out and helping them set healthy limits (without a meltdown)!
Did you know that 9 out of 10 babies in the US are born without a critical strain of bacteria (EVC001) that improves immunity, cognition and metabolomic health? Today we are speaking with Kaile Zagger, Westport mom and CEO of Infinant Health, a company working to replenish this bacteria in newborns, setting them on a trajectory for improved lifelong health! After years spent working on groundbreaking late-stage breast cancer research, she is now focused on revolutionizing the infant health space, and has been hailed by her peers as a “Warrior for women and children.”
This year, common colds and other viruses, from flu to RSV, are expected to surge as we relax COVID restrictions. To prepare for this Fall and Winter, we are sharing answers to our questions from the experts at Yale Medicine.
A lot has changed over the course of COVID-19 with remote, hybrid and in-person learning, but backpacks are here to stay. They’re customizable, come in all shapes, sizes and colors and are the ultimate in self-expression. But—when not worn properly, they can cause short- or long-term problems in kids’ muscles, joints and—well—back.So what’s the right way to wear and carry a backpack? What else should you know so we can keep our learners in good physical health? Dr. Phil Mack, orthopedic surgeon with Connecticut Children’s, has answers.
Can you believe summer is coming to an end? With your children going back to school and the fall sports season beginning, there is a lot that you can do to help them be prepared. Watching your children succeed in school and on the field playing their favorite sport, as they smile with their best friends is truly one of the most joyous feelings. Hear from Coastal Orthopedics how to best prepare your kids for the fall and upcoming season!
Reclaim Your Summer with Confidence! Summer may look different for everyone this year. Find your balance with must-know tips as you plan for a memorable summer with your family. From travel safety pointers to tick and sun protection, Connecticut Children’s pediatric experts share resources to plan for a fun and safe summer.
Spring sports have returned, and the competition is fierce for your young athletes. Check out Coastal Orthopedics’ guide to recognize and prevent injuries in your young athlete – with a special feature from Dr. Forlizzi, a sports medicine specialist.