Author Archives: Dr. Seth Waldman

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In this week’s installment of Ask the Expert, Dr. Seth Waldman, director of the HSS Division of Pain Management, answers questions about post-laminectomy syndrome. Q1. What is post-laminectomy syndrome and … More…

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Epidural injections (which treat pain and inflammation in the lower back) and their risks have recently been covered in the media. Like many medical procedures, epidural injection can be a blessing, … 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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