England and Wales Cricket Board chief medical officer Nick Peirce said: "Ian underwent a routine operation on the fractured metatarsal
in his left foot.
England and Wales Cricket Board chief medical officer Nick Peirce said: "Ian underwent a routine operation on Monday on the fractured metatarsal
in his left foot.
Brown picked up the injury against Wolves on Saturday and there are concerns that the England defender may have broken his fifth metatarsal
, the one that takes the longest to heal.
The angulation correction involves cutting and shifting the first metatarsal
bone into alignment and securing it with a pin, screw or plate.
McCarthy said: "1t was purely an accident but Chris has broken his metatarsal
. I don't know how long he's going to be out for but I just know he has broken it.
The dreaded metatarsal
curse entered the national consciousness when David Beckham was crocked shortly before the 2002 World Cup.
The ulcers under the metatarsal
heads, corresponding to the high-pressure areas resolved.
* shoes or boots with built-in metatarsal
protection, as long as the employer provides and pays for detachable metatarsal
Wigan chairman Dave Whelan said: "He has cracked a metatarsal
in his foot.
The first metatarsal
is the most medial of the five miniature long bones of the metatarsus of the foot.
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
The tendon of fibularis longus muscle then makes an approximately ninety-degree turn medially, deep to the calcaneus, to cross beneath the sole of the foot to insert upon the plantar surfaces of the medial cuneiform and first metatarsal
. The tendon of fibularis brevis muscle continues distally to insert onto a tuberosity on the lateral aspect of the base of the fifth metatarsal
A While a bunion may look like nothing more than a bony bump on the side of the big toe, they often involve a deformity of the first and second metatarsal
bones (the bones that run from the base of your toes to the middle of your foot) as well.
The club said a group of "world-renowned medical experts" met on Tuesday evening to discuss Neymar's injury to his fifth metatarsal
. The world's most expensive footballer suffered the injury during PSG's 2-0 victory over Strasbourg in the Coupe de France last Wednesday.