Tag Archives: arthritis

Jul
19
2012
Dr. Vivian Bykerk, Rheumatologist

Q1. What’s the difference between psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis? Both are forms of inflammatory arthritis and often are treated with similar medications. Patients with psoriatic arthritis often have a rash … More…

Jul
17
2012
PRP Injection for Tendon Tear

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) continues to be the buzz when treating various musculoskeletal problems. It stimulates the body’s healing response for tissue repair at the site of injury. While the … More…

Jul
11
2012
Girl playing with blocks

July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. Q1. What kind of tests do you run to confirm if a child has juvenile arthritis? Arthritis is diagnosed on the basis of pain, … More…

Jul
3
2012
Deer Tick

Now that summer’s here, I bet you’ve already had a friend tell you he or she has Lyme disease, especially if you live somewhere in the Northeast.  Because small deer … More…

Jun
23
2012
Seniors exercising

Exercise can be a major part of an arthritis management plan. As the musculoskeletal system works as a unit, strengthening the muscles can clearly help compensate for activity limitations imposed … 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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