Tag Archives: back pain

Apr
13
2012
Woman on fitness ball

Now that spring is here and the weather is getting warmer, it’s a great time to take on new projects like spring cleaning or home improvements, and to do some … More…

Dec
28
2011
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Drs. Peter Moley and Alice Chen, both physiatrists at the HSS Affiliated Physicians Office in Greenwich, Conn. (HSS.edu/CT), see a large increase in patients suffering from back pain around the … More…

Jun
9
2011

Back Pain Prevention Tips

by HSS on the Move
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Back pain is a huge issue. It is the second most common reason for a doctor’s visit after the common cold. Close to fifty percent of long-term disability is due … More…

Apr
6
2011
Dr. Frank Cammisa, Spine Surgeon

Q1. I am 31 and have had L4-L5 and L5-S1 fused, and I’m still very active, how long will I have till I have additional problems, and what can I … More…

Mar
9
2011
Dr. Matthew Cunningham, Spine Surgeon

Answers written by: Dr. Matthew Cunningham, Spine Surgeon Q4. Curious to find out more about spinal stenosis. My aging father has suffered from back pain for some time and was just … 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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