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What is basal joint arthritis? Basal joint arthritis is a common condition. In our modern life we don’t typically use our hands in such extremely rigorous physical work like working … More…


So You Jammed Your Finger?

by John Indalecio
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How many times have you hurt your finger during a volleyball or basketball game, family wrestling match, or even tucking in your sheets while making the bed? Sometimes it goes … More…

Mobile Phone In Hands

Have your thumbs sometimes shouted for attention when you go to grab the subway pole, grocery bag, tennis racquet, cast iron pot, smart phone, or after a particularly long day? … More…

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Hospital for Special Surgery
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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