Lupus and Medication Part I: Questions Answered

In February, Hospital for Special Surgery, Molly’s Fund Fighting for Lupus, and Alliance for Lupus Research hosted a Facebook chat on Lupus and General Health. Participants asked many questions, but … More…

4.23 Blog
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
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…

Mar
14
2014
3.14 Blog

I eat chocolate. And I eat salads. I don’t count calories, but I pay attention to my portions (i.e. I know when I’ve eaten too much). I try to eat … More…

Mar
12
2014
3.12 Blog

In this week’s Ask the Expert, Dr. Alice Chen, Physiatrist, answers questions on the sitting disease. Q1. What is the sitting disease? The sitting disease is a coined phrase for … More…

Mar
7
2014
3.7 Blog

On Thursday February 27th, the first Crossfit Games Open Workout 14.1 was announced. It is expected that over 150,000 people will be competing this year. It is as follows: Workout … 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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