Tag Archives: orthopedics

Nov
20
2013
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Dr. Ernest Sink, Orthopedic Surgeon, answers questions on hip dysplasia. Q1. What is hip dysplasia? The hip is made up of the acetabulum (hip socket) and the femoral head to … More…

Oct
31
2013

HSS Bone Quiz

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10.31 Blog

In the spirit of Halloween, we’ve made a quiz dedicated to bones! How many do you think you can answer correctly? 1. The human skeleton is made up of 206 … More…

Oct
30
2013
10.30 Blog

In honor of National Orthopedic Nurses Day, we asked Jack Davis, HSS Nurse and Manager of Patient Education Programs, how patients can best prepare for orthopedic surgery. Q1. What is … More…

Oct
19
2013
10.19 Blog

Being both a pediatric physical therapist and a mom has its pros and cons. My kids don’t always love it – do you remember your mom telling you to sit … More…

Oct
16
2013
10.16 Blog

In honor of World Spine Day, Dr. Han Jo Kim, Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, answers readers’ questions on cervical radiculopathy. Q1. What is cervical radiculopathy? Cervical radiculopathy is pain that radiates … 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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