Author Archives: Dr. William Briner

Oct
21
2013
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With high school volleyball season in full swing, Dr. William Briner, Sports Medicine Physician at Hospital for Special Surgery, and Head Team Physician of the U.S. National Volleyball team, offers … More…

Apr
3
2013
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After the NYC Half, New York Road Runners hosted a live chat with sports medicine physician Dr. William Briner on race recovery. The following is an excerpt from the chat, … 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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