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Dr. Michael Vitale Addresses the Challenges of "Off-Label" Usage in Pediatric Orthopaedics

We’ve come a long way when it comes to medical breakthroughs regarding pediatric orthopaedics. Thanks to technological advancements, many children with musculoskeletal disorders are now able to improve and thrive as a result of new treatments.

Dr. Michael Vitale performs New York's first magnetic spine lengthening treatment using MAGEC

Dr. Michale Vitale has performed the first magnetic spine lengthening treatment in New York on a 6-year-old patient with Scoliosis.  Meredith Engel of the Daily News has captured this historic surgery in an exclusive article which you can read here which Dr. Vitale describes as a 'game-changer'.

UPCOMING EVENT: July 14 - Dr, Joshua Hyman: "How to Know if Surgery Will Help My Child"

On Monday, July 14, 2014, Dr. Joshua Hyman will be giving a lecture on "How to Know if Surgery Will Help My Child" at ColumbiaDoctors | Englewood.  For more information about this informative lecture, click here.

Dr. Michael Vitale: "when properly done in the right situation, with the right therapist and the right patient, Schroth [method] can change the chance of curve progression."

"when properly done in the right situation, with the right therapist and the right patient, Schroth [method] can change the chance of curve progression." Dr Michael Vitale [NY Times article, "Hope for a S-Shaped Back"]

Dr. Charles Popkin provides commentary on ACL Tears in Young Women's Soccer

 

Dr. Charles Popkin recently provided commentary featured on newyorksportsconnection.com,
"Women's Soccer and ACL Tears"

 

To read the article, click here.

Columbia Orthopedics Featured In New York Family Magazine’s 'Top Hospitals in NYC' Edition

 

The Columbia Orthopedics Sports Medicine Center for The Developing Athlete was recently featured in New York Family Magazine's "Top Hospitals in NYC" edition.  Dr. Charles Popkin, MD, spoke with the magazine about the Sports Medicine Center, common problems faced by child athletes, and basic preventitive measures to help protect growing athletes from injury.  

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