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30 Day Fitness Challenge Round-Up

by The HSS Rehabilitation and Performance Team
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One of the resolutions that people tend to make for the New Year is to maintain a healthier lifestyle by staying fit. Our 30 Day Fitness Challenge concluded in December, … More…


The 30 Day Fitness Challenge: Carrying the Challenge Forward

by The HSS Rehabilitation and Performance Team
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It’s been our pleasure over the past 30 days to offer you a range of tools and information for taking positive steps for your health and wellbeing. All of the … More…


30 Day Fitness Challenge: Day 1- What Does It Mean to be Fit?

by The HSS Rehabilitation and Performance Team
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Put simply, fitness is a matter of doing activities you love without pain. What allows you to do that? It all starts with having a solid foundation. When a person … 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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