Category: Baseball

Oct
25
2013
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With the World Series beginning this week, unless you pitch for the Red Sox or the Cardinals, you should have shut the throwing down for the year. At any level … More…

Oct
2
2013

Ask The Expert: Baseball Injuries

by Dr. Stephen Fealy
10.2 Blog

Dr. Stephen Fealy, Orthopaedic Surgery/Sports Medicine Consultant for the Major League Baseball Players Association, answers readers’ questions on common baseball injuries in light of the upcoming MLB playoffs. Q1. What … More…

Apr
27
2013
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Much attention is paid to the shoulder when discussing baseball pitching injuries, but the elbow can also be the site of a painful and debilitating ligament sprain or tear. Ulnar … More…

Apr
26
2013
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Your core is called such for a reason. Abdominals, lower back, oblique muscles, hamstrings and the pelvic floor interplay to provide a base for athleticism. In sports such as dancing, … More…

Apr
2
2013
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As pros start their seasons in their home cities, back from spring training in the South, they may be experiencing colder temperatures. It is important to gradually increase the intensity … 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 http://hss.edu/onthemove/core-strength-for-hockey-players/.

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