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In the Community: Teaming up with PSAL

by Dr. James Kinderknecht
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Hospital for Special Surgery has continued to strengthen its relationship with the New York City Public School Athletic League (PSAL) by hosting another “combine” for student athletes from public schools … More…


Back-to-School Football Safety Tips

by Dr. James Kinderknecht
Dr. James Kinderknecht at PSAL Clinic

Hospital for Special Surgery has partnered with New York City Public School Athletic League (PSAL) to offer a weekly clinic to treat PSAL football players for injuries. I serve as Medical Director … More…

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April 22, 2014 at 5:34 pm

Did you know that Electromyography (EMG) is a form of electrodiagnostic testing that is used to study nerve and muscle function? Dr. Joseph Feinberg, Physiatrist, says: “There are two parts to EMG testing: a nerve conduction study and a needle exam for muscle testing. Both may result in some discomfort, but are usually well tolerated without the need for medication beforehand. EMG testing usually takes anywhere from 30 to 90 minutes depending on the condition being tested and findings of the study.” For more information on EMG testing, visit

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