Tag Archives: stretching

Nov
2
2012
Stretching

Most of us experience back and neck stiffness or pain at one time or another. Whether you have a long daily commute or a job that requires you to work … More…

Jul
20
2012
Yoga child's pose

You’ve heard the saying, “If you don’t use it, you lose it.” This rings true regarding our muscles and joints as we get older.  Studies have shown that stiffness and/or … More…

Mar
14
2011
Flexibility

Maintaining Normal Joint Range of Motion is key for overall wellness. It can help alleviate pain associated with musculoskeletal problems, aid in the prevention of aggravating an old injury and … 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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