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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