by Dr. Marci Goolsby
Stress fractures are a common injury, causing athletes to miss time from exercise and competition. Up to 20 percent of runners have had a stress fracture, and they affect women … More…
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/.