by Jason Machowsky
Barbecues are one of the best parts of summer, but all those hamburgers, hot dogs, side dishes loaded with mayo, and salty snacks can add up to a lot of … More…
Did you know that the brachial plexus is a complex web of nerves that are formed from nerves that leave the neck on the way down to the arm? Dr. Steve Lee, Orthopedic Surgeon, says: "Brachial plexus can be injured in a variety of ways, most commonly by trauma such as an automobile or motorcycle accident, sports injuries, falls from heights, among others. One arm may be partially or totally paralyzed as a result. It's very important to be seen by the appropriate specialist as soon as possible. Nerve repair and reconstruction is possible and can restore a good amount of function." To learn more, visit http://www.hss.edu/brachialplexuscenter.asp.
In this week's edition of Ask the Experts with New York Road Runners (NYRR), HSS Athletic Trainer Kara Federowicz discusses workouts to make you a more efficient runner in time for the NYC Half Marathon: http://www.nyrr.org/train-with-us/injury-prevention/ask-the-experts/qa-workouts-to-make-you-a-more-efficient-runner.