Tag Archives: spine

May
29
2013
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Yesterday we shared a Q-and-A on the history of scoliosis treatment at HSS with Dr. David B. Levine. Dr. Levine was chief of Scoliosis Surgery at HSS from 1967 to … More…

May
28
2013

History of Scoliosis Surgery at HSS

by Dr. David B. Levine
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This is the fourth in a series of blog posts celebrating the 150th anniversary of HSS. Throughout the year you’ll hear from varied departmental representatives on the evolution of their clinical service … More…

Feb
27
2013
Dr. Jennifer L. Solomon

Q1: What kind of injury could be solved with non-surgical spine treatment? The majority of spinal injuries can be resolved non-surgically. It is estimated that more than 80 percent of … More…

Feb
8
2013
Pilates Cropped

With its rise in popularity, it’s never been easier to find Pilates classes. Pilates is a gentle yet effective form of exercise that can be done on a mat or … More…

Feb
4
2013
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Now that we’re more than a month into the New Year, most of us have either broken or modified our resolutions. For those of you who haven’t– congratulations! Yet among … 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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