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2007 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. S95. BONE: METATARSALS (87).
Diaphysial nutrient foramina in human metacarpals and metatarsals
The metacarpals and metatarsals are miniature or 'short' long bones, but are peculiar in metacarpals and metatarsals have been studied by very few workers.
Forces acting on the metatarsals during normal walking
Fractures of the tarsals and metatarsals
Objectives. 1. Describe mechanisms of injury responsible for metatarsal fractures in children.

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Michigan Industrial Shoe Sells 3000 Pair of the World's First Internal
The metatarsal bones are a group of five long bones between the tarsal bones of the hind and mid-foot and the phalanges of the toes. Fractures of the foot are common, and the metatarsals are among the bones most fractured.
Don't Let Ankle Injury Prevent You from Reaching the Finish Line
The risks of barefoot running include increased risk of stress fractures in the metatarsals and risk of puncture wounds on the soles of the feet. When asked about the merit and/or detriment of running barefoot, Eric Bluman, MD, Ph.D.
Ronny Turiaf broke his hand.
That is, until a fight for a rebound in a game against Australia proved too much for his metatarsals to handle.
A Word A Day -- talus...
Have you thanked your metatarsals for their hard work? How about your talus?” Vince Pierri; Why it's Important to Appreciate Your Feet; Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Illinois); Apr 4, 2008.
Making Point with their heels
“When you wear high heels, weight bearing comes to the metatarsal point, which is the base of the bone of the toes,” said Dr. Perera.

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Metatarsus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Foot and Ankle Conditions: Fractures of the Metatarsals
There are five metatarsals in the foot. The first metatarsal is the most important and fractures of the first metatarsal usually require surgery.
Metatarsal Fracture Imaging
May 27, 2011 Fractures of the foot are common, and the metatarsals are among the bones most commonly fractured.
Metatarsals | Tarsals
the tarsals and metatarsals are arranged and bound by ligaments to form the arches of the foot.
Metatarsal Work Boots, Safety Shoes and Toe Guards | Metatarsals - Men and Women's Work Boots, Safety Shoes, and Metatarsal Guards (Toe Guards).

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