Northwestern Medicine Hot Topics: The Athleticism of Figure Skaters

Northwestern Medicine
Orthopaedics February 20, 2014
Think figure skating is all about sequins and fancy outfits? Think again. In our latest "Hot Topics"* video, orthopaedic surgeon Alpesh Patel, MD, co-director of the Northwestern Spine Center, discusses the athletic ability required by figure skaters and the impact the sport can have on a skater's body, particularly the spine. For more information on Northwestern Medicine spine care, visit here.


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