Tag Archives: ACL

Mar
15
2012
Dr. Daniel Green, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1. My 15-year-old son plays football and one of his teammates injured his shoulder. Is it common for adolescents to get shoulder surgery for major injuries? Shoulder injuries in teenagers are … More…

Mar
9
2012
Basketball player

March Madness is underway, and whatever your playing level, no one wants to get sidelined by an injury. Ankle sprains and injuries to the knee, particularly the ACL (anterior cruciate … More…

Jan
25
2012
Dr. Frank Cordasco, Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1. Which is better for ACL repair- cadaver or allograft? What is the recovery time after ACL repair? My daughter needs ACL repair during summer college break. When the ACL … More…

Nov
11
2011

Caring for Veterans

by HSS on the Move
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Join us in saluting all of our veterans on Veterans Day. Dr. Sabrina Strickland, Orthopedic Surgeon, cares for many United States veterans. “I find great fulfillment in this role as … More…

Sep
14
2011
Dr. Robert Marx, Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1: Do I really need to have surgery for my torn ACL?   Patients who participate in cutting and pivoting sports such as basketball, soccer and football have a very high … 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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