Dr. Victor Khabie

Sports Medicine
Mt Kisco, NY
32 years experience male

Locations

Office

Bedford Corners, NY

Address

25 John Cross Road, Bedford Corners, NY
Directions

About

Bio

Sports Medicine Specialist, ringside boxing physician, arthroscopic shoulder, knee and elbow surgery. Chief of Surgery and Sports Medicine at Northern Westchester Hospital, NY. Care of professional and high level athletes.

Specialties
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Sports Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
32 years experience
Helps with swelling: A knee brace will support the knee and via compression will help to minimize swelling.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Abdominal muscles: The actual stomach does not cramp, it is the abdominal muscles that do.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
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Clearance is for sur: Consult is a general term. Clearance is a consult to prep someone for surgery.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
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Pain, locking: Locking, catching, swelling and knee pain are all symptoms.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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Rest: Rest, stretch, advil (ibuprofen) and pt.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
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6 weeks: But will take many months of pt to regain full motion and strength.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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Hill sprints: Both up and down hill sprinting should help a lot!
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A 29-year-old member asked:
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Focus on low back: I would recommend a lot of hamstring and low back stretches.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
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Get an xray: An MRI should be done if the x-ray is negative. Early avn may not show up on an x-ray.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Jump rope, boxers use this all the time for speed agility and coordination.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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Yes: In the legs, make sure to hit the big hills!
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A member asked:
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Backwords: Go up steps backwards on your butt, sitting on each step for a second as you move up.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
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Go slow: Push ups, dips, incline bench press.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
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Combo is good: Stretch, hit the weights, then finish with yoga.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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RICE: Nsaids, ice and rotator cuff strengthening exercises. If pain persists may need to take some time off.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
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Ok: Fine as long as you do not have a fever or have difficulty catching your breath.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
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Don't knows any cons: Muscle toning will help with strength and endurance. I know of no long term negatives. Be careful not to overdue a workout and use proper form to redu... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
32 years experience
You may need surgery: With the symptoms you described and the MRI findings it is highly likely that you will require arthroscopic knee surgery.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
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No: Headache after trauma should be evaluated immediately. Go to the er if you can't get in touch with your doctor immediately..
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Fortunately most will not require surgery.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
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Boot camp: Unless you are running fast on the treadmill with the incline set at greater than 4 degrees.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
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No: A sprain is an injured ligament, a break effects the bone. A sprain will not turn into a break without another injury.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Acl tears usually effect cutting moves and changing directions suddenly. Walking or even running straight ahead usually not a problem with an acl tear... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
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Strech: I see a lot of hockey players with back injuries. Stretch the hamstrings to prevent.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
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Check it out: Get it checked especially if you have any symptoms such as headache, memory loss or feeling tired.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
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Most likely: But this really depends on which tendon and how much pain you are having from your wrist injury.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
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Yes: Signs would be feeling "out of it", headache, memory loss, fatigue.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Depends: Really depends on your weight, speed and incline. But you can burn 300-500 calories jogging 4 miles.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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Jump rope: Great overall exercise. Cardio plus it tones arms, legs, and works the core.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
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Not really: I like cross training. I see no reason to do both on the same day.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Both are both excellent cardiac workouts which will help with weight loss. Both also tone the legs. Good luck!
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A 48-year-old member asked:
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Jump rope: This is a great cardio work out which will tone the arms and legs.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Add some weight training to your workouts, this will help.
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A 64-year-old female asked:
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Many things: Including poor circulation, a lumbar spine issue, or muscle injury. You should have this looked at by your doctor.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
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Protein: Protein is absolutely necessary to creat bulk. I am not a big fan of creatine.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
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Gentle streching: Don't do much until you are pain free. If you get pain or numbness down your leg, you may have a herniated disc.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
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Get an mri: This will show what type of damage you have in your knee and lead to the appropriate treatment.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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Crunches: With bent knees to take pressure off the spine.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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No: Tired yes, but not a headache. You should have that evaluated.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
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6 wks: But make take several months to be 100%, physical therapy will help.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
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Surgery is next: With over a year of pain and 4 injections with only temp relief and OT, I think you need surgery. If symptoms are mild and livable, you can avoid surg... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
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Less pain: You can also get an MRI 1-2 years after surgery to see if any new cartilage has grown.
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A 57-year-old member asked:
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Feeling out of it: Headache, light sensitivity, difficulty concentrating, tired.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
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You could be fine: Or it can continue to bother you, the tear can get larger making subsequent surgery more involved. General advise, get it fixed if it significantly bo... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
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6 weeks: But will take several more weeks for range of motion to improve after the fracture heals.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
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Cast or surgery: If the bone has not shifted, a cast will suffice. Otherwise surgery is needed to put the bones back and pins or screws to hold them together.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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No: Common symptoms include subluxation or dislocation of shoulders and patella. Generalized fatigue is not a part of this syndrome. If this persists you... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
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Do crunches: Lay on the floor facing up, bend your knees to a 90 degree angle and rest your ankles on an exercise ball or chair. This will keep pressure off your l... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
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No: Do lots of core strengthening and cut body fat to get a 6 pack.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
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May never go away: The pain and tenderness usually goes away, however the bump in the front of your knee may never fully go away. As long as there is no pain we usually ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Khabie is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Khabie is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you! Hopefully it worked, I've had 5 surgeries on the same knee. 4 in one year!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Improving c PT post 6wks. In red zone; could it repair self s surgery
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thanks my symptoms at the time was a bad headache and feeling sick

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard Medical School, MA
Graduated 1991MD

Awards

Top Sport Medicine Specialist , Third Place, New York - Winter
2013
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