Orthopedics in the News

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The foot is at very high risk for injury because it has so many small, brittle parts — 26 bones, 33 joints and more than 100 tendons, ligaments and muscles. In a recent New York Times article titled "Unhappy Feet," Glenn Pfeffer, MD, director of the Foot and Ankle Center at the Cedars-Sinai Orthopaedic Center, talked about the importance of foot and ankle health for both the professional and nonprofessional athlete.