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Treatment Options for Scoliosis

by Dr. Matthew Cunningham
Early onset scoliosis

Scoliosis is a spinal condition estimated to affect 2-3% of the population, and when severe, can threaten lung and heart function. More…

Dr. Roger Widmann, Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1: My son was recently told that he will need surgery for his scoliosis – as a young athlete, he is concerned he won’t be able to return for the … 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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