Monthly Archives: January 2012


When to See a Doctor for Pain

by HSS on the Move
Doctor and patient

Occasional aches and pains are a fact of life, especially as many of us reach our later years. But if you’ve been experiencing pain in your joints or muscles and … More…

Fitness class

With the New Year, many of us have made resolutions to exercise. A regular exercise program is the first step in staying well. The proven physical benefits of exercise – … More…


Tips for Starting Martial Arts

by HSS on the Move
Martial arts

With the start of the New Year, many of us will be making fitness resolutions. Martial arts, which used to be associated with primarily grade schoolers, is increasingly becoming a … More…

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Hospital for Special Surgery
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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