Tag Archives: ankle

Oct
23
2013
10.23 Blog

In honor of National Physical Therapy Month, HSS Physical Therapist Valerie Papanikolaw answers questions on when to see a physical therapist. Q1. Which chronic ailments do physical therapists treat? Physical … More…

Oct
21
2013
10.21 Blog

With high school volleyball season in full swing, Dr. William Briner, Sports Medicine Physician at Hospital for Special Surgery, and Head Team Physician of the U.S. National Volleyball team, offers … More…

Dec
12
2012
Dr. John Kennedy

Q: How is a high ankle sprain different from other ankle sprains? A high ankle sprain is an injury to the ligament group that helps hold the tibia and the … More…

Apr
18
2012
Dr. Mark Drakos, Foot & Ankle Surgeon

Q1. Does running on pavement increase the chances of foot injuries?  Studies have shown that there are higher stresses on your feet when running on asphalt as opposed to running … More…

Oct
26
2011
Dr. Martin O'Malley, Foot & Ankle Surgeon

Q1. What is the difference between an ankle fracture and an ankle sprain? An ankle sprain is a tear of the ligaments – soft tissue that hold the bones together, like … 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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