Tag Archives: neck pain

Nov
2
2012
Stretching

Most of us experience back and neck stiffness or pain at one time or another. Whether you have a long daily commute or a job that requires you to work … More…

May
9
2012
Dr. Semih Gungor, Pain Medicine Specialist

Q1. When you have both hip and lower back pain, how do you know which is the primary source of pain? How should you treat the secondary pain issue? In … More…

Oct
21
2011
Football players

Injuries to the neck or cervical spine are frequent among football players. Dr. James Farmer, Orthopedic Surgeon and former Notre Dame football player, explains what might put you at risk … More…

Aug
25
2011
Dr. Alexander Hughes, Spine Surgeon

Q1. What’s the best position to sleep in if you have neck problems? Is your back, side, or stomach better, or is any position fine so long as your head … 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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