Tag Archives: Tai Chi

Mar
19
2013
ladies performing T'ai Chi

One of the best ways to strengthen and improve balance is by learning a form of T’ai Chi. A study from Emory University showed amazing results: people older than 70 … More…

Sep
21
2011
Lauren Smith, Physical Therapist

Q1. What’s the safest way to get exercise as a senior? Want to make sure I stay in-shape but don’t think I can handle anything high-impact. Generally the safest way … 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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