Tag Archives: knee

Jul
24
2012
Marathon runners

With the NYC marathon just a few months away, many people are ramping up their training in order to run through the five boroughs with over 40,000 others. It is … More…

May
23
2012
Dr. Beth Shubin Stein, Sports Medicine Surgeon

Answers written by: Dr. Beth Shubin Stein, Sports Medicine Surgeon Q1. Is heat or cold therapy better to treat knee pain? Heat is good for muscle tightness or soreness, but cold … More…

May
23
2012

The ACL Injury Epidemic

by Dr. Andrew Pearle
Treating ACL injuries

It seems that every week, a famous athlete suffers an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear.  Professional athletes are not alone; we do 200,000 ACL reconstructions a year in the U.S. … More…

Apr
9
2012
Knee pain

A meniscus tear is a common knee injury which mostly occurs when a person quickly turns the body, pivoting on the knee while the foot is held in place. This … More…

Oct
10
2011
Knee pain

Dr. Fredrich Boettner, Orthopedic Surgeon, gives the top 5 tips for patients with patellofemoral arthritis. Patellofemoral arthritis is due to a loss of cartilage between the kneecap (patella) and 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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