Category: Rehabilitation and Fitness

Apr
18
2014
4.18 Blog

I recently returned from training camp with the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team. I had the honor of travelling with the team to Denver for a week-long training camp to … More…

Apr
16
2014
4.16 Blog

In this week’s installment of Ask the Expert, Theresa Chiaia, Physical Therapist and Section Manager of the James M. Benson Sports Rehabilitation Center and Tisch Performance Center, answers questions on … More…

Apr
4
2014
4.4 Blog

Popeye said it best – “I am who I am.” I do not always take the advice I dish out, but I do try to listen to my body. I … More…

Mar
28
2014

Step it Up for Spring

by Katherine Wilson
3.28 Blog

After this winter, we never thought warm weather would come (and I might still be waiting to put my down jacket away). We’ve all been cooped up in the gym … More…

Mar
21
2014
3.21 Blog

March is National Athletic Training month, and we wanted to take this opportunity to talk to some of our athletic trainers here at Hospital for Special Surgery about their field … 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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