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Apr
11
2014
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Not only is April the start of spring and baseball season, but it is also Occupational Therapy Month! Occupational therapists use various tools in a variety of settings, helping individuals … More…

Jul
26
2013
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During the summer months, the pool is a wonderful place for children to have fun, cool off, spend time with their friends, and get some exercise. Swimming offers tremendous health … More…

Jan
9
2013
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Q1. What’s the best way to explain to a child what will happen to them while they’re asleep during surgery, especially the fact that the doctor will be “opening them … More…

Sep
5
2012
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September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. It happens to also be Fruits & Veggies—More Matters Month and Whole Grains Month—this is perfect as all of these go hand in … More…

Aug
23
2012
Students

As children are preparing to go back to school this month, parents should keep in mind the following orthopedics check-list: 1. Backpacks: Back-to-school shopping usually includes a new backpack.  There are … 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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