Tag Archives: scoliosis

Jul
19
2013
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Physical therapist Jessica Graziano traveled with The Foundation of Orthopedics and Complex Spine (FOCOS) to Ghana this month to treat children and adults with debilitating orthopedic conditions. This is the second … More…

May
29
2013
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Yesterday we shared a Q-and-A on the history of scoliosis treatment at HSS with Dr. David B. Levine. Dr. Levine was chief of Scoliosis Surgery at HSS from 1967 to … More…

May
28
2013

History of Scoliosis Surgery at HSS

by Dr. David B. Levine
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This is the fourth in a series of blog posts celebrating the 150th anniversary of HSS. Throughout the year you’ll hear from varied departmental representatives on the evolution of their clinical service … More…

Jun
7
2012

Treatment Options for Scoliosis

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

Jun
4
2012
Detect scoliosis in children

Avoiding scoliosis and maintaining good posture are universal concerns among parents today. Many of these parents may be surprised to know that small curves are a normal part of spine anatomy. Julia Hale, Physician … 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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