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The Coastal Orthopedics Team Has Grown and Is Always Here to Keep You Moving!

The Coastal Orthopedics Team Has Grown and Is Always Here to Keep You Moving!

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!

Growing Resilient: What Your Child Needs to Get Through Tough Times

Growing Resilient: What Your Child Needs to Get Through Tough Times

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.

Tips To Help Your Child Set Limits On Candy This Halloween!

Tips To Help Your Child Set Limits On Candy This Halloween!

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)!

Learn About The Mom Making Groundbreaking Change In The Infant Health Space

Learn About The Mom Making Groundbreaking Change In The Infant Health Space

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.”

Backpack Wearing: Do’s and Don’ts

Backpack Wearing: Do’s and Don’ts

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.

Help Your Kids Prepare For The Upcoming School Year and Fall Sports Season With Coastal Orthopedics

Help Your Kids Prepare For The Upcoming School Year and Fall Sports Season With Coastal Orthopedics

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!

Mom’s Guide to Sports Injuries!

Mom’s Guide to Sports Injuries!

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.

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