Tag Archives: hockey

Feb
21
2014
Placid Blog

For my final excursion as the HSS Sports Physical Therapy Resident, I had the pleasure of visiting the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, NY with my colleague Jessica … More…

Feb
21
2014
2.21 Blog

If you’re following the hockey teams competing at the Olympics this year, you may be hearing a lot about groin injuries. The prevalence of groin injuries in hockey players has … More…

May
17
2013
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It was my honor to travel to Canada as the sports physio (that’s Canadian lingo for sports physical therapist) for the U.S. National Developmental Sled Hockey Team. We were there … More…

Nov
15
2012
Green

Q1. What are your thoughts on kids specializing in one sport at an early age and how much more at risk are they for repetitive use injuries from the demands … More…

Dec
9
2011

Common Hockey Injuries

by HSS on the Move
Hockey players

The most common shoulder injuries in hockey include acromioclavicular (A-C joint) separation in the shoulder, clavicle (collarbone) fractures, and shoulder dislocations. Dr. John MacGillivray, Orthopedic Surgeon, discusses these three common hockey … 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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