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Toe Injury

Toe Trauma


Presentation

  • Characteristics/Clinical Presentation It is characterized by pain as a first symptom, localized swelling, ecchymosis and stiffness of the joint.[physio-pedia.com]
Pain
  • Cleveland Cavaliers star forward Kevin Love does not plan on playing anytime soon because of a painful injury on his left foot.[nba.com]
  • These fractures are unbelievably painful and unlike other fractures the pain can often last for months and cause disability and aches elsewhere such as the knee, hip, and back because of altered gait to avoid the pain of the injured lesser toe hitting[huffpost.com]
  • To increase the range of motion and reduce the pain, passive joint mobilizations are indicated.[physio-pedia.com]
  • We help return you to an active, pain-free lifestyle. We specialize in joint restoration and replacement, care for spinal problems, and repair of tendons, ligaments and bones. Search for a specialist Visit the Bone and Spine Group website[ahni.com]
Swelling
  • The longer you wait to treat and immobilize the toe and foot the greater the likelihood of developing a permanent swelling of the toe.[huffpost.com]
  • Grade I injury symptoms are: local swelling, plantar structures attenuation or stretching, minimal ecchymosis. Grade II injury symptoms are: moderate swelling, partial tear of plantar structures and restricted motion as result of pain.[physio-pedia.com]
Toe Pain
  • Lesser or small toe pain does not translate into lesser pain and disability. A colleague of mine at Yale once told me that the velocity of a toe hitting a stationary piece of furniture or the bed post is between 60-80 mph.[huffpost.com]
Physician
  • -Diagnostic and Therapeutic Injection of the Ankle and Foot, American Academy of family Physicians 2003;68:1356-62 Levels of evidence: A 10.0 10.1 Paul K.[physio-pedia.com]
Sausage Toe
  • Get in to see the doctor to avoid the sausage toe problem and remember there is a lot you should do when you injure your small toes.[huffpost.com]
Fracture
  • It was a meaningful fracture in a toe in the middle of his foot." Lasmar says Neymar will have surgery on Saturday in Belo Horizonte and will be out between 2 1/2 and 3 months.[eu.usatoday.com]
  • ] Medical Management Injection therapy may be considered a therapeutic adjunct. [9] The indications for a surgical treatment are the following: [2] Large capsular avulsion with unstable MTP joint Diastasis of bipartite sesamoid Diastasis of sesamoid fracture[physio-pedia.com]

Treatment

  • A continuing treatment plan is being developed, including a timeline for his return to basketball activity.[nba.com]
  • Anderson, MD -Turf Toe: Anatomy, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Clin Sports Med. 2010 Apr;29(2):313-23 Levels of evidence : A 3.0 3.1 3.2 Robert B. Anderson, MD, Kenneth J. Hunt, MD, Jeremy J.[physio-pedia.com]
  • You can help by adding to it. ( November 2017 ) Treatment [ edit ] The injury can be debilitating for athletes of many sports who need to accelerate, quickly change direction, or jump.[en.wikipedia.org]

Etiology

  • […] plantar capsule and the collateral ligaments, the MTP joint is dynamically stabilized by the flexor hallucis brevis (FHB)(the hallucal sesamoids embedded in the FHB tendons), the adductor hallucis and the abductor hallucis tendons. [2] Epidemiology /Etiology[physio-pedia.com]

Epidemiology

  • Additionally to the plantar capsule and the collateral ligaments, the MTP joint is dynamically stabilized by the flexor hallucis brevis (FHB)(the hallucal sesamoids embedded in the FHB tendons), the adductor hallucis and the abductor hallucis tendons. [2] Epidemiology[physio-pedia.com]
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Prevention

  • –Sports Injuries Mechanisms Prevention Treatment – Williams & Wilkins (1994) p. 620 Levels of evidence: D Thompson FM, Hamilton WG – Problems of the second metatarsophalangeal joint,Orthopedics 10:83, 1987 Gerard V.YU, Molly S.Judge, Justin R.[physio-pedia.com]

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