Category: Orthopedics

Apr
9
2014

Ask the Expert: Meniscus Tears

by Dr. Thomas Wickiewicz
4.9 Blog

In this week’s installment of Ask the Expert, Dr. Thomas Wickiewicz, Orthopedic Surgeon, discusses meniscus tears. The meniscus is a semi-circular structure that is triangular in its cross section. Humans … More…

Mar
24
2014
3.24 Blog

An active life and career once again climbs to new heights! Philip J. Picott, HSS Patient, shares his experience receiving care from HSS, thanks in part to our Coast to … More…

Mar
6
2014

Half Marathon Training

by Dr. Marci Goolsby
3.6 Blog

On Monday, February 24, New York Road Runners hosted a live Facebook chat with HSS sports medicine physician Dr. Marci Goolsby to talk about injury prevention when training for a … More…

Mar
5
2014
3.5 Blog

What is basal joint arthritis? Basal joint arthritis is a common condition. In our modern life we don’t typically use our hands in such extremely rigorous physical work like working … More…

Mar
1
2014
3.1 Blog

The following is Part IV in a series of posts about the Pediatric Rehab team’s ski trip to Crested Butte, Colorado from February 9th-15th, 2014. A group of three pediatric … 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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