Monthly Archives: May 2013

May
24
2013
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At the time of their retirement, professional athletes have probably been playing their competitive sport for decades. With long sports seasons (i.e. 46 weeks in soccer), players spend 9/10ths of … More…

May
21
2013
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Imaging is at the core of accurate medical diagnosis. Even with an excellent clinical examination, objective evidence to confirm and/or exclude findings is essential before treatment. Imaging includes various modalities, … More…

May
17
2013
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It was my honor to travel to Canada as the sports physio (that’s Canadian lingo for sports physical therapist) for the U.S. National Developmental Sled Hockey Team. We were there … More…

May
16
2013

Practicing Pilates is a great way to increase your fitness at a fundamental level. Pilates can help you gain greater flexibility, a stronger core, and better balance and posture. It’s … More…

May
16
2013
Arthritis Word Cloud 610x320

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month. Osteoarthritis occurs when cartilage is worn down over time, usually from a lifetime of use or as the result of an injury to the … 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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