Author Archives: HSS on the Move

Jun
3
2013
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In preparation for the NYRR New York Mini 10-K, New York Road Runners hosted a live Facebook chat with orthopedic surgeon Dr. Anne Kelly on injury prevention. The following is … More…

May
29
2013
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Yesterday we shared a Q-and-A on the history of scoliosis treatment at HSS with Dr. David B. Levine. Dr. Levine was chief of Scoliosis Surgery at HSS from 1967 to … More…

May
4
2013
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Recently, Physiatrist Dr. Elizabeth Manej√≠as and Dr. Kathleen Davenport, HSS fellow, traveled to Havana, Cuba with a group from the Performing Arts Medical Association for a research symposium on addressing … More…

Apr
27
2013
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Much attention is paid to the shoulder when discussing baseball pitching injuries, but the elbow can also be the site of a painful and debilitating ligament sprain or tear. Ulnar … More…

Apr
26
2013
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Your core is called such for a reason. Abdominals, lower back, oblique muscles, hamstrings and the pelvic floor interplay to provide a base for athleticism. In sports such as dancing, … 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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