Tag Archives: pediatrics

Dec
9
2013
12.9 Blog

As pediatric therapists, we are often asked for toy recommendations for children. To help ease some holiday stress, our pediatric physical, occupational, and speech therapists got together to provide this holiday … More…

Oct
19
2013
10.19 Blog

Being both a pediatric physical therapist and a mom has its pros and cons. My kids don’t always love it – do you remember your mom telling you to sit … More…

Oct
9
2013

Ask the Expert: Childhood Obesity

by Dr. Emily Dodwell
10.9 Blog

Dr. Emily Dodwell, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, answers readers’ questions on childhood obesity. Q1. How does obesity put a child at risk for orthopedic problems? A child’s musculoskeletal system is responsible … More…

Oct
7
2013
10.7 Blog

In honor of Child Health Day, we’re taking a look at recent pediatric research done at Hospital for Special Surgery’s Lerner Children’s Pavilion. Dr. Daniel Green, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, shares … More…

Sep
18
2013
9.18 Blog

With kids heading back to school, it’s a good time for parents to think about making the transition as smooth as possible for children with sensory processing issues. In fact, … 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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