A small elevator is used to adequately expose the second metatarsal
in order to allow placement of a Homan retractor around the lateral aspect of the second metatarsal
2) a Jones fracture, at the base of the fourth and fifth metatarsal
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
Wigan chairman Dave Whelan said: "He has cracked a metatarsal
in his foot.
In the normal foot the angulation of the first metatarsal
against the second metatarsal
is usually 8-12[degrees] (Trewben 2007).
Having previously affected Owen, Gary Neville and David Beckham, the curse of the dreaded metatarsal
has struck again.
Reconstruction of the lateral toes is done by means of a metatarsal
In its distribution in the dorsum of the foot, the MDCn was related mainly with the first metatarsal
bone and the first and second interosseous spaces, and the IDCn, in general, with the fourth metatarsal
bone and the third and fourth interosseous spaces.
Posting, or material added to the orthotic, can produce specialized aspects, such as medial or lateral wedging (hindfoot and/or forefoot), heel lifts, metatarsal
pads, and first ray cutouts.
A cut-out for the second metatarsal
head should decrease the pressure on the second toe.
The Silipos[R] soft, All Gel Metatarsal
Pad helps to relieve the pain of fat pad atrophy, metatarsalgia and Morton's neuroma.