TURF TOE Its More serious they you think!. Anatomical structures (Muscles). Over 100 muscles, tendons Tibialis Anterior- Dorsiflexes foot and inverts foot. Tibialis Posterior- Plantar flexes foot Extensor Hallucis Longus- extends big toe and dorsiflexes foot.
Some of the important bones are:
Turf Toe occurs when the great toe bends severely upwards and it injury's the soft tissue around the great toe. This is one think any player wants to hear because this basically makes the foot useless in sports. The symptoms for turf toe are swelling and pain at the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint of the big toe, along with the 1st metatarsal bone, and having pain and tenderness when bending or stretching the big toe. If the athlete doesn’t look after this injury then he/she could develop Hallux Limitus.
Rehab will range from anywhere from 1 to 4 weeks to complete.
The rehab includes: