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Calcium is one of those underappreciated workhorses of the body.  It stabilizes blood pressure, promotes blood clotting, maintains brain function, promotes insulin sensitivity, and even helps your muscles contract. Oh … More…

Dr. Joseph Lane, Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1. Why is it that despite the amount of milk we consume in our country, osteoporosis is still a widespread issue? Is it true that one can have strong bones … More…

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Q1. What dose and type of calcium and vitamin D supplementation do you recommend for patients, especially women, on long-term prednisone?  Are dairy products enough or do I need extra … 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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