Monthly Archives: July 2013

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Alexandra MacKenzie, Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist at the Hand Therapy Center at Hospital for Special Surgery, answers readers’ questions on summer travel tips for joint pain. Q 1. … More…

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A breakthrough in imaging technology developed at Hospital for Special Surgery in collaboration with GE Healthcare and Stanford University now allows doctors to better diagnose metal implant complications, in some … More…


Healthy Choices for a BBQ

by Jason Machowsky
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Barbecues are one of the best parts of summer, but all those hamburgers, hot dogs, side dishes loaded with mayo, and salty snacks can add up to a lot of … 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

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