Monthly Archives: August 2012

Aug
24
2012
Aquatic therapy

Everyone knows how good it feels to take a dip in the pool on a hot day, and how water can relax you and relieve tired muscles. But did you … More…

Aug
23
2012
Students

As children are preparing to go back to school this month, parents should keep in mind the following orthopedics check-list: 1. Backpacks: Back-to-school shopping usually includes a new backpack.  There are … More…

Aug
23
2012
Aerobics class

Q1. I have osteoarthritis and it causes pain in my hips. What can I do to manage the pain? Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting approximately 27 … More…

Aug
20
2012
Spica cast

As if having an infant or young child with an orthopedic condition (usually a broken thigh bone or hip disorder) requiring treatment isn’t enough, now you are told your child … More…

Aug
17
2012

Back-to-School Football Safety Tips

by Dr. James Kinderknecht
Dr. James Kinderknecht at PSAL Clinic

Hospital for Special Surgery has partnered with New York City Public School Athletic League (PSAL) to offer a weekly clinic to treat PSAL football players for injuries. I serve as Medical Director … 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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