Medical Breakthroughs In Sports Rehabilitation
April 9, 2019
New rehabilitation technologies and techniques can sometimes appear out of nowhere. There is a flash-in-the-pan quality to some of the trendy practices made famous by world-class athletes. But in most cases, the notoriety gained for a particular rehabilitation resource serves as a launching pad for widespread use.
In this week’s episode of Sideline Data, we’re joined by Jessica Hettler, Director of the James M. Benson Sports Rehabilitation Center at Hospital for Special Surgery. Jessica is uniquely positioned to speak about the technological advancements and trends within the sports rehabilitation industry. For this 10-minute podcast, we’ll be revisiting the world’s most famous Olympian’s foray into an ancient rehabilitation practice.
Jessica Hettler is a Director at the HSS Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Center. In her 10 years at HSS, she has treated and lectured on a variety of non-operative and operative orthopedic sports injuries. She is a board certified Sports and Orthopedic Specialist and serves as a faculty member for the HSS sports residency program. Jessica is also involved in the treatment and performance enhancement of athletes in combative sports (boxing, MMA), contact /collision sports, and is a part of the HSS Hip Preservation Center.