Alex Simotas, MD

Hospital for Special Surgery
Board Certified Physiatrist
Specializing In Spine & Sports Medicine

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Fitness & Cardiovascular Exercise

HOW DOES CARDIOVASCULAR EXERCISE HELP YOUR MUSCLES?
A large portion of your exercise should be cardiovascular exercise training:

  • The “core” and spine muscles appear to be important in any activity performance and important in reducing back pain.
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Making Exercise Work For You

What to Know Before You Begin
The road to recovery is not without bumps and challenges. Depending on your original condition, expect a process of rebuilding with phases, adversities, and setbacks.… Read More

Strengthening That Makes Sense

We all know that exercise is good for us, but like anything else in our lifestyle, a good exercise program will be most effective when balanced.… Read More