The gut-brain axis is basically an endless three-way call, with messages constantly going back and forth.
Dr. Robert G. Silverman
Your gut, your microbiome (the trillions of bacteria in your colon), and your brain are closely connected through your vagus nerve. The gut-brain axis is basically an endless three-way call, with messages constantly going back and forth. The vagus nerve is the carrier for all this essential...Read more
Brian Coleman
One of the most overlooked aspects of the synergy between health and sports performance is the connection between a person’s gut and brain, a relationship that is integral in maximizing one’s athletic prowess and overall health. “I think that most people don’t realize that gut health isn’t just...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Dr. Tom Ferraro (516) 248-7189 DrTomFerraro.com DrTFerraro@aol.com Dr. Tom Ferraro is an internationally-known sport psychologist designated as one of “The nation’s top mental game gurus” by Golf Digest. He has a full-time sport psychology practice in Nassau County, working with elite and...Read more
Dr. Loren Fishman
My patient, a professional baseball player named Bob, could not lift his right arm to shake hands … never mind batting, catching or performing other athletic moves. He had trouble lifting his suitcase, using his arm and hand to open the door, couldn’t carry the groceries. His rotator cuff was torn...Read more
Dr. Robert G. Silverman
This is part one of a two-part series on the benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids and fish oil. Stay tuned for part two about how to incorporate fish oil into a regular diet. From supporting cardiovascular health, to promoting ideal body composition, to optimizing inflammatory pathways, Omega-3’s...Read more
Dr. Robert G. Silverman
Sleep experts say we should get seven to nine hours each night, but as many as one third of Americans sleep for less than six hours regularly. Athletes, in particular, require sufficient sleep—not only to recover between matches, but to improve their overall performance, as well. Here’s how tennis...Read more
For the sixth consecutive year, Mount Sinai will serve as the official medical services provider for the 2018 US Open Tennis Championships.
Press Release
For the sixth consecutive year, Mount Sinai will serve as the official medical services provider for the 2018 US Open Tennis Championships. Mount Sinai orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians, and musculoskeletal radiologists will deploy the latest technology and expertise to provide elite...Read more
Dr. Robert G. Silverman
I often see patients who have been prescribed powerful drugs to relieve the pain of joint and muscle injuries. These drugs can have dangerous side effects, including upsetting the digestive system and even opening the pathway to addiction. Patients come to me because I offer a better, safer way to...Read more
Dr. Robert G. Silverman
Good form, conditioning and nutrition are key to preventing tennis injuries. Even so, injuries do occur. When they do, the conventional treatment is often powerful drugs to relieve the pain, swelling, and limited mobility of an injury. These drugs are helpful, but they are also accompanied by some...Read more
Dr. Robert G. Silverman
Tennis is a great game for staying in shape. The fitness you develop from a regular tennis game has an added bonus: It carries over into the rest of your life. By playing tennis, you also improve your functional fitness or your ability to do ordinary things, like carry a sack of groceries in from...Read more