Tag Archives: idiopathic scoliosis

Jun
7
2012

Treatment Options for Scoliosis

by Dr. Matthew Cunningham
Early onset scoliosis

Scoliosis is a spinal condition estimated to affect 2-3% of the population, and when severe, can threaten lung and heart function. More…

Apr
27
2011
Dr. Roger Widmann, Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1: My son was recently told that he will need surgery for his scoliosis – as a young athlete, he is concerned he won’t be able to return for the … 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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