Monthly Archives: October 2012

Oct
17
2012
Operating room at Hospital for Special Surgery

Q1. I’m concerned about getting an infection from hip surgery. What does the hospital do to prevent infection? At HSS, we take a number of steps to reduce the risk … More…

Oct
12
2012

6 Tips to Train Like a Professional Athlete

by Polly de Mille and Theresa Chiaia
Football training

Ever wonder how your exercise routine stacks up against what the professionals do? Sure they might have access to more resources than you do, but a little knowledge goes a … More…

Oct
10
2012
Hip Exercise

Q1. My doctor diagnosed me with hip tendonitis. What steps should I take so I can return to running? Depending on what kind of tendonitis (hip flexor versus gluteal) you … More…

Oct
5
2012
Baseball player swinging bat

It’s October which means we are headed into the playoffs for Major League Baseball. A proper warm-up is critical to enhancing performance and reducing the chance of injury or re-injury. … More…

Oct
3
2012
Back pain

Q1. Are there things we can do to minimize chronic back pain other than strengthening the core? In addition to “core strengthening,” I typically recommend the following exercise programs for … More…