Monthly Archives: December 2012

Dec
31
2012
new year's resolutions

It’s that time of year again–a time to reflect on what the previous 365 days brought us, a time to think of our “Aha!” moments. What were the times in … More…

Dec
28
2012
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Let me start by saying that there is no one “recommended” back care program for everybody. Each individual person’s goals, abilities, age, and medical history have to be taken into … More…

Dec
26
2012
A Season's Greetings card drawn by an HSS Pediatrics patient and distributed by Hospital volunteers.

With New Years Eve upon us in just a few days, the Holiday Season is coming to an end. Tree ornaments will come down, presents enjoyed, and the cheerful holiday … More…

Dec
24
2012
Walk

With all the slippery, icy sidewalks and people rushing around in cold weather to get indoors, winter accidents due to falling are common and can be quite serious. However, there … More…

Dec
21
2012
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There are several factors that can interact to make us less fit during the winter months; there are high-calorie, but delicious foods constantly available over the holidays,  making it easy … 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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