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How do you help heal a broken toe

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Treatment: Most toe fractures do not require treatment. You can tape the toe to an adjacent toe, and rarely a special boot or shoe may be required. Avoid impac ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Several things: Reduce pressure. Splint the toe and don't wear a tight shoe.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: If your toe looks deformed, if color is blue or gray, if the skin in broken with an underlying fracture, if the toe is angled in the wrong direction, ... Read More
Dr. Vadim Glukh
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Open toe shoe splint: Splinting helps not disturbing it, wear open toe shoes.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
17 years experience Podiatry
R.I.C.E.: ( r ) est: if the pain is continual, rest is an important way to prevent further injury. ( i )ce: for a 20-minute cycle apply a towel- wrapped ice pac ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: Splint the toes together to decrease motion. You just need to wait should take 4-6 weeks.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Imobilize the toe with tape.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Splint: The toe to the next toe for 4 weeks. Tape works well.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
34 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Time: One needs to make sure that the tendons attached are working, and that there is not much deformity. The toe is stabilized by buddy taping to adjacent ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
About 6 weeks: But you should wear a surgical shoe.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
There is no quick: Bones take time to heal and there really is no way to speed up a fractured toe.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Bone takes about : 6 weeks to heal give or take two weeks in either direction. Buddy splinting the digits or a surgical shoe are good for broken toes.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
40 years experience Podiatry
Buddy taping:: Tape splinting two adjacent toes together provides support and pain relief during the healing process. Broken bones still take about 6 weeks to heal. ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
About six weeks: Depending on severity of fracture as well as which toe, pain most likely will not last that long.
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