Author Archives: Dr. Andrew Pearle

Mar
22
2013
baseball pitcher

A close friend of mine called during a trip to spring training. “I’m so excited to live baseball for a week in Florida. I even got out my glove today, … More…

May
23
2012

The ACL Injury Epidemic

by Dr. Andrew Pearle
Treating ACL injuries

It seems that every week, a famous athlete suffers an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear.  Professional athletes are not alone; we do 200,000 ACL reconstructions a year in the U.S. … 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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