Monthly Archives: April 2012

Apr
18
2012
Dr. Mark Drakos, Foot & Ankle Surgeon

Q1. Does running on pavement increase the chances of foot injuries?  Studies have shown that there are higher stresses on your feet when running on asphalt as opposed to running … More…

Apr
16
2012
Nurse helping older man

Falls are one of the main causes of injury in people over age 65 and are the #1 cause of injury leading to an emergency room visit. After a fall … More…

Apr
13
2012
Woman on fitness ball

Now that spring is here and the weather is getting warmer, it’s a great time to take on new projects like spring cleaning or home improvements, and to do some … More…

Apr
11
2012
Lorene Janowski, Occupational Therapist

Q1. My 18 month old has problems with holding small objects and tends to drop the objects a lot. Is that normal or are there any exercises he can do … More…

Apr
9
2012
Knee pain

A meniscus tear is a common knee injury which mostly occurs when a person quickly turns the body, pivoting on the knee while the foot is held in place. This … 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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