RESEARCH: Iain Spears is looking into the cause of metatarsal
breaks in footballers; INJURED: David Beckham, above, and Wayne Rooney, top
There was also luxation of all the metatarsal-phalangic articulations, with subsequent projection of the heads of the metatarsals
Heskey becomes the latest England international to be struck down by a metatarsal
injury after Michael Owen, Rooney, David Beckham, Steven Gerrard, Gary Neville and Joey Barton.
In many deformities there is a need to straighten the big toe as well as the position of the first metatarsal
, and involves the removal of a small wedge of bone from the base of the big toe.
Strikers win World Cups, but what I'd like to know is why we never seem to hear about Brazilians or Argentinians having trouble with their metatarsals
In the lateral toes, an oblique osteotomy was performed at the metatarsal
neck, starting proximally on the dorsum and proceeding distally and plantarward at an angle of 45 degrees.
Dissection demonstrated, in agreement with the usual description in the literature, that the belly of the fibularis brevis muscle originated on the lateral surface of the lower two-thirds of the fibula and its long flat tendon of insertion attached to the base of fifth metatarsal
. The innervation was the usual for the fibularis brevis muscle, the superficial fibular nerve.
Corrective surgery sometimes involves cutting and shifting the first metatarsal
bone into alignment and fixating it with a pin, screw, or plate.
The Brazilian, who has a fractured metatarsal
, will miss the Ligue 1 side's last 16 tie against Manchester United, although he could be fit for a potential quarter-final in April.
MARCO SILVA has allayed fears Yerry Mina has aggravated an old metatarsal
England's World Cup opponents Panama have lost their star winger to a broken metatarsal
in their friendly loss to Norway and suffered a break-in at the team's hotel during the match.