Author Archives: Dr. Brian Halpern

PRP Injection for Tendon Tear

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) continues to be the buzz when treating various musculoskeletal problems. It stimulates the body’s healing response for tissue repair at the site of injury. While the … More…

Dr. Brian Halpern, Sports Medicine Physician

Q1: Are patients with immune deficiencies candidates for this PRP treatment? Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) treatments¬†are most appropriate for chronic tendonopathies (disorders of the tendon) and some mild to moderate arthritis. … 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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