Monthly Archives: June 2012

Jun
29
2012
Rotator cuff diagram

The rotator cuff involves the muscles and tendons that come together to form a covering around the head of the humerus (upper arm bone) and top of the shoulder. Prolonged … More…

Jun
27
2012

Lupus & Medications Q&A

by HSS on the Move
Medicine

Hospital for Special Surgery hosted a live Facebook chat on lupus and medications on May 16, 2012. The following is a transcript of the chat, with answers provided by the … More…

Jun
26
2012
Dancer

Summer in New York City would not be complete with out its rich and colorful dance scene. Every summer talented students from all over America and the world spend their … More…

Jun
25
2012
Female tennis players

Tennis season is well underway with the French Open just finishing,Wimbledon starting today, and the Olympics and US Open coming up over the summer. Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is … More…

Jun
23
2012
Seniors exercising

Exercise can be a major part of an arthritis management plan. As the musculoskeletal system works as a unit, strengthening the muscles can clearly help compensate for activity limitations imposed … More…

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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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