Tag Archives: physiatrist

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…

Jan
30
2013
Castellano

Q1. Can athletic injuries be addressed effectively through non-surgical management? Various athletic injuries, such as runner’s knee and tennis elbow, can be effectively treated with conservative management. A physiatrist may … 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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