metatarsal metatarsal


  1. (n) any bone of the foot between the ankle and the toes
  2. (adj) of or relating to the metatarsus


  1. Weak ankles are usually caused by a loose-jointed metatarsal; so are heels worn down on one side.
  2. Beckham broke his second left metatarsal prior to World Cup 2002, prompting a flurry of country-wide prayer for a speedy recovery.
  3. Doctors confirmed that Beckham, 26, had a broken metatarsal bone in his left foot.


  • Sims: Breaking Down Brook Lopez’s Ongoing Foot Woes

    Lopez, the Brooklyn Nets’ 7-foot center, is reportedly in a walking boot after undergoing his third foot surgery in two years, this time to replace the bent hardware stabilizing his right fifth metatarsal. Though this isn't another re-fracture, a period of rest and rehab will follow.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: CBS New York


  1. "I've broken the third metatarsal in my foot and reckon I'll be out for four to six weeks," confirmed Terry. "Tackles have to be made in this game and I had to make the tackle on Eboue. I felt he left his studs in there and it should have...
    on Dec 20, 2007 By: John Terry Source:

  2. "Alonso has suffered the same injury again, the metatarsal, he felt something go in his foot," Benitez said. "Torres also has a similar injury, a problem with an abductor muscle." "Maybe he is not as bad as before. But he could not...
    on Oct 28, 2007 By: Rafael Benitez Source: Times Online

  3. "If you look at my time at Newcastle, the problems started when Paul Robinson landed on my foot against Tottenham just after Christmas (2005)," Owen said. "Loads of people get metatarsal injuries, but they are normally not as bad as mine....
    on Mar 19, 2009 By: Michael Owen Source: Times Online

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