Tag Archives: Olympics

Jul
31
2012

Bonjour from Quebec, Canada, where I am supporting the athletes of the USA Olympic Open Water Swimming Team as their athletic trainer.  We have been training here since July 21st.  … More…

Jul
28
2012
Synchronized swimming

I am currently providing medical care to the U.S. Olympic swimming team in London.  After a domestic training camp in Knoxville, Tennessee, we left the U.S. on July 14 and … More…

Jul
27
2012
Swimming

Today the 2012 London Olympic Games open. The first day of competition, July 28, features swimming, which is always one of the highlights of the Olympic Games. I will be … More…

Jun
30
2008
Dr. Scott Rodeo, Orthopedic Surgeon

Selected by the U.S. Olympic Committee to join its medical team, Hospital for Special Surgery sports medicine experts, orthopedist Scott A. Rodeo, MD, and physical therapist John Cavanaugh are among a … 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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