Author Archives: Dr. Joseph Lane

May
9
2013
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May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, so we asked orthopedic surgeon Dr. Joseph Lane to answer questions on osteoporosis, a metabolic bone disorder in which bone tissue breaks … More…

May
16
2012
Dr. Joseph Lane, Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1. Why is it that despite the amount of milk we consume in our country, osteoporosis is still a widespread issue? Is it true that one can have strong bones … 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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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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