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On Monday, February 24, New York Road Runners hosted a live Facebook chat with HSS sports medicine physician Dr. Marci Goolsby to talk about injury prevention when training for a … More…

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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…

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Stress fractures are a common injury, causing athletes to miss time from exercise and competition. Up to 20 percent of runners have had a stress fracture, and they affect women … More…

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June 23rd marks the 40th anniversary of Title IX, one of the most significant statutes ever signed into law for women. I am one of millions of women who have … 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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