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You’ve heard the saying, “If you don’t use it, you lose it.” This rings true regarding our muscles and joints as we get older.  Studies have shown that stiffness and/or … More…


5 Ways Weather Affects Injuries

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ways weather affects injuries

Michael Silverman and Aisling Toolan, physical therapists from the Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Center at Hospital for Special Surgery, share five tips to protect your body from the elements. 1. … More…

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Over 27 million Americans suffer from the aches and pains of osteoarthritis. Getting proper exercise can at times seem difficult. Physical Therapist Lauren Smith, PT, DPT, offers fitness tips for … 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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