Monthly Archives: April 2013

Apr
10
2013
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Physiatrist Dr. Alice Chen answers users’ questions on starting or returning to exercise and why you always hear “consult with your physician.” How likely is it that a previous injury … More…

Apr
8
2013
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This is the second in a series of blog posts celebrating the 150th anniversary of HSS. Throughout the year you’ll hear about the evolution of the HSS clinical service, research division and … More…

Apr
5
2013
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The Final Four is upon us, and the men’s and women’s basketball games this weekend are going to be exciting, no doubt. As with all high intensity sports, competition comes … More…

Apr
3
2013
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After the NYC Half, New York Road Runners hosted a live chat with sports medicine physician Dr. William Briner on race recovery. The following is an excerpt from the chat, … More…

Apr
2
2013
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As pros start their seasons in their home cities, back from spring training in the South, they may be experiencing colder temperatures. It is important to gradually increase the intensity … 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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