Working with the US Women’s National Soccer Team

I recently returned from training camp with the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team. I had the honor of travelling with the team to Denver for a week-long training camp to … More…

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In this week’s installment of Ask the Expert, Theresa Chiaia, Physical Therapist and Section Manager of the James M. Benson Sports Rehabilitation Center and Tisch Performance Center, answers questions on … More…

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Not only is April the start of spring and baseball season, but it is also Occupational Therapy Month! Occupational therapists use various tools in a variety of settings, helping individuals … More…

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In this week’s installment of Ask the Expert, Dr. Thomas Wickiewicz, Orthopedic Surgeon, discusses meniscus tears. The meniscus is a semi-circular structure that is triangular in its cross section. Humans … More…

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Popeye said it best – “I am who I am.” I do not always take the advice I dish out, but I do try to listen to my body. I … More…

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April 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm

The NHL playoffs are underway, and having a strong abdominal and core muscle strength is important for keeping players in top form. Gregory Reinhardt, HSS Physical Therapist, says: "While skating, the activation of a hockey player's oblique muscles is crucial for their ability to constantly push off from their skates." To read more about core strength for hockey players, visit

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