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In this week’s installment of Ask the Expert, Theresa Chiaia, Physical Therapist and Section Manager of the James M. Benson Sports Rehabilitation Center and Tisch Performance Center, answers questions on … More…

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In preparation for the NYRR New York Mini 10-K, New York Road Runners hosted a live Facebook chat with physical therapist Theresa Chiaia on identifying injuries. The following is an … More…

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“I want to be able to run, play tennis, play basketball for my high school team, cycle around Central Park, play ball with my kids…” These are some of the … 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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