Tag Archives: baseball

Oct
5
2012
Baseball player swinging bat

It’s October which means we are headed into the playoffs for Major League Baseball. A proper warm-up is critical to enhancing performance and reducing the chance of injury or re-injury. … More…

Aug
31
2012
Squats

I’m sure that many of you have heard of plyometrics, but aren’t sure what it entails or how to begin a plyometric routine.  Plyometrics refers to exercises that enable a … More…

Aug
1
2012
Elbow pain

Q1. I was in a car accident that damaged my brachial plexus and now I have chronic pain. Are there non-surgical treatments for the pain? Chronic pain after brachial plexus … More…

Apr
6
2012
Baseball pitcher

Spring is here, which means the start of baseball season. It also means that many young players and professionals alike will be experiencing shoulder and elbow pain. While these injuries … More…

Mar
5
2012
Young baseball pitcher

Spring training is here and its time to start gearing up for the baseball season. Did you know that Little League and adolescent throwers are as susceptible to many of … 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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