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the skeleton of the human foot between the toes and the tarsus

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The angulation correction involves cutting and shifting the first metatarsal bone into alignment and fixating it with a pin, screw, or plate.
The third group of 49 metatarsal bones was fossil material from the late Pleistocene age that was collected from several sites 10-35 km north of Fairbanks, Alaska (65[degrees] N, 147[degrees]40' W) (Frick 1930, Wilkerson 1932) and was part of the Frick collection at the AMNH (n = 49); these are presumed from the subspecies A.
RICHARD JOHNSON returns to the saddle with three good rides for Philip Hobbs at Cheltenham today, only two weeks after fracturing three metatarsal bones in his right foot, writes Rodney Masters.
What's the spin: As everyone knows, the cuboid is a tarsal bone on the outer side of the foot, articulating in front with the calcaneus and lateral cuneiform and behind with the fourth and fifth metatarsal bones.
The metatarsal bones are in which part of the body?
And Robson is concerned about the lack of depth up front with Wayne Rooney and Michael Owen recovering from broken metatarsal bones and Peter Crouch the only fully-fit striker.
The superficial fibular nerve (SFN) and its cutaneous distribution (after perforating the crural fascia) were dissected in the anterolateral region of the leg and the dorsum of the foot, observing their topographies in relation to the anterior margin of the tibia, intermalleolar line and metatarsal bones, as well as possible communications with the deep fibular and the sural nerves, in the foot.
A survey by Encyclopaedia Britannica, found that half of us DO know that the metatarsal bones are in the feet.
Sesamoiditis -- Inflammation or rupture of the two small bones found beneath the first metatarsal bones, usually resulting from exercise-related stress.
The vamp should cover your metatarsal bones on top but not be so high that it interferes with a full demi-plie position.
Subtle widening in the forefoot gives metatarsal bones room to spread, enhancing comfort and stability while anatomically contoured footbeds absorb shock with premium materials.