Tag Archives: stress fracture

Mar
8
2013
women stretching before exercise

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…

Sep
26
2012
Soccer player

September 26th is National Women’s Health and Fitness Day.  In honor of this, our “Ask the Expert” feature is focused on injuries and female athletes. Q1. Wondering what your thoughts … More…

Jun
23
2011
Dr. David S. Levine, Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1. I am an active woman in her 20s and recently was diagnosed with a stress fracture in my ankle from breaking in new high heel shoes. I thought stress … More…

May
18
2011
View from the top of a spine

Dr. Marci Goolsby, sports medicine physician, explains stress fractures of the spine and how they can be treated to get athletes back in the game. “Stress fractures in the back, … 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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