Cher has spent time in hospital to receive treatment for a chronic foot injury.

The 'Believe' hitmaker, who has been touring North America with her 'Dressed To Kill' shows, has had a long-suffering foot problem for a number of years after breaking a bone while working out.

Cher was taken to hospital yesterday (16.06.14) where she was given a painkilling injection to help her through her energetic live shows.

The star told fans about her trip to hospital on Twitter, posting: ''On way 2 hosp 2 get shot in toe joint (sic)... Oh bliss oh joy ! Had 1 about 6 months ago & it helped a lot ! Not much fun, but everything can't be. (sic)'', later adding, ''I'm here... Yuck.''

She reassured fans by telling them: ''It should be fine, but most young girls (like me) aren't running around stage 4 shows a week. (sic)''

Discussing the injection she also explained to her followers: ''Calms down toe & takes pain away. Hope it works this time. You have 2go under special machine so dr.hit s EXACT SPOT.YUCK. (sic)''

The 68-year-old singer has been touring for months and previously admitted her new show is ''f***ing hard'' and testing her as a performer.

Cher has now made her way to Canada where the tour has resumed following her trip to hospital.