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In this week’s Ask the Expert, Dr. Alice Chen, Physiatrist, answers questions on the sitting disease. Q1. What is the sitting disease? The sitting disease is a coined phrase for … More…

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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…

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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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