Monthly Archives: February 2012

Feb
27
2012
Female runner

Its National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. When we hear the term “eating disorders,” we think of anorexia nervosa or bulimia. These are at the extreme end of a spectrum of unhealthy eating … More…

Feb
24
2012
Surgeons

As you may have seen this week, several news shows aired segments about a recent Center for Public Integrity investigation on how doctors at other hospitals may be using contaminated … More…

Feb
13
2012

Treatment Tips for Tendonitis

by HSS on the Move
Knee pain

Tendonitis (also known as tendinitis) is a general term used to describe inflammation associated with a tendon. Tendons connect muscles to bone, and inflammation of these rope-like tissues is the … More…

Feb
8
2012
Dr. Kyriakos Kirou, Rheumatologist

Q1. I often hear of people with Lupus Nephritis being older, is it odd that I happened to show the signs and effects at an early age (14)?  Also, I’ve already … More…

Feb
3
2012

Managing Football Injuries

by HSS on the Move
Football players

Millions of viewers will be watching the Super Bowl this Sunday. Many of you have seen Drs. Rodeo, Kelly and Warren on the Giants’ sideline – but what are they … More…

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Hospital for Special Surgery
April 24, 2014 at 6:00 pm

True or False: Elongated metatarsals, the bones that connect the toes to the rest of the foot, are hereditary. The answer is TRUE. Dr. Martin O'Malley, Orthopedic Surgeon, says: "Metatarsals are the long bones of the foot. They connect the toes to the rest of the foot and also comprise the ball of the foot. It isn't uncommon for elongated metatarsal issues to arise with dancers, but rarely activities."

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Hospital for Special Surgery
April 24, 2014 at 5:00 pm

True or False: Elongated metatarsals, the bones that connect the toes to the rest of the foot, are hereditary.

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