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Turf Toe. TP, LO, AJ. What Is Turf Toe?. Turf Toe Is An Injury Where You Tear The Capsule Surrounding The Joint At the Base Of The Toe. This May Lead To: Instability/Dislocation Of The Joint At The Base Of The Toe Accelerated Cartilage Wear Of The Big Toe Arthritis Of The Big Toe.

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Turf toe

Turf Toe

TP, LO, AJ


What is turf toe

What Is Turf Toe?

  • Turf Toe Is An Injury Where You Tear The Capsule Surrounding The Joint At the Base Of The Toe.

  • This May Lead To:

    • Instability/Dislocation Of The Joint At The Base Of The Toe

    • Accelerated Cartilage Wear Of The Big Toe

    • Arthritis Of The Big Toe


Mechanism

Mechanism

  • Running And Jumping Repeatedly On Turf

  • Jamming The Toe

  • Bad Footwear


Signs and symptoms

Signs And Symptoms

  • Stiffness

  • Swelling

  • Limited Range Of Motion

  • Pain

  • Discoloration


Treatments

Treatments

  • R.I.C.E (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation)

  • Anti-Inflammatory Medication

  • Special Footwear Inserts

  • X-Ray

  • Surgery

  • Short Leg Cast

  • Walker Boot


Prevention

Prevention

  • Proper Shoes

  • Switch To Grass Or Dirt Instead Of Turf


When will i be able to play

When Will I Be Able To Play?

  • Three Weeks Of Rest Should Occur To Allow The Joint Capsule To Heal.

  • Special Inserts May Be Used To Limit The Range Of Motion From Further Damage On The Joint Capsule

  • Ask Doctor To Evaluate Your Feet For Possible Inserts To Control Motion Of The Inflamed Joint.


Will turf toe come back

Will Turf Toe Come Back?

  • If A Player Returns To Early To Their Sport After A Turf Toe Injury, The Injury May Come Back.

  • Bone Spurs May Occur Which Severely Limit The Range Of Motion Of The Toe Joint. If Bone Spurs Occur, Surgery May Be Needed.


Sources

Sources

  • http://orthopedics.about.com/cs/toeproblems/a/toeproblems_5.htm

  • http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/turf-toe?page=8


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