Monthly Archives: September 2011

Sep
19
2011
Baby

Torticollis is a condition that results in the tilting of a child’s head to one side. Congenital Muscular Torticollis (CMT) is the most common type of torticollis in infants, and … More…

Sep
16
2011

Bikram Yoga

by HSS on the Move
Yoga half moon pose

“Hot yoga” uses the form of yoga known as Bikram. Hot yoga is yoga practiced in a heated environment. The theory behind hot yoga is that it helps the body … More…

Sep
14
2011
Dr. Robert Marx, Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1: Do I really need to have surgery for my torn ACL?   Patients who participate in cutting and pivoting sports such as basketball, soccer and football have a very high … More…

Sep
12
2011
Football player

September is here and so is football season which means excitement, competition and unfortunately, the risk of injury. Dr. Thomas Wickiewicz, Orthopedic Surgeon and Head Team Physician St. Peter’s College, … More…

Sep
9
2011

Yoga Tips for the First-Timer

by HSS on the Move
Yoga extended side angle pose

Yoga month is a great time to start a new yoga practice! Diana Zotos, HSS physical therapist and yoga instructor, offers these tips for the first-timer: 1. Start where you are - … 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 http://hss.edu/onthemove/core-strength-for-hockey-players/.

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