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How do you help heal a broken toe?

How do you help heal a broken toe?

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 impact activity on the foot until it is healed.

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Dr. Hubert Lee
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Toe Fracture (Definition)

A fracture is a traumatic loss in continuity of the cortex of a bone; it is described as a toe fracture when it involves the digits ...Read more


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How to heal a broken toe?

How to heal a broken toe?

Open toe shoe splint: Splinting helps not disturbing it, wear open toe shoes.

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How can you heal a broken toe?

How can you heal a broken toe?

See below: Splint the toes together to decrease motion. You just need to wait should take 4-6 weeks.

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What's the best way to heal a broken toe?

Splint: The toe to the next toe for 4 weeks. Tape works well.

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How do you make a broken toe heal?

How do you make a broken toe heal?

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 toe. A broken toe heals pretty much on its own, but we need to make sure that the toe is well aligned so that it heals without deformity and that the.

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How much time for broken toe to heal?

How much time for broken toe to heal?

About 6 weeks: But you should wear a surgical shoe.

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How can I heal my broken toe quickly?

Stay off it: If the bone fragments are well aligned normally takes 4-6 weeks to heal. Wearing a special "surgical" shoe or stiff soled shoe can help during the healing process. Smoking cigarettes may delay healing. Rest and staying off that foot as much as possible will help. 4 weeks is the minimum amount of time it takes to heal even if you are doing everything right.

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How long will it take a broken toe to heal?

How long will it take a broken toe to heal?

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.

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What do you put on broken toe to make it heal?

What do you put on broken toe to make it heal?

Depends: If there is no deformity of the toe then you can use tape to splint it to the other toe.

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How long willit take for a broken toe to heal?

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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How long should it take for a broken toe to heal?

6-8 weeks: 6-8 weeks. Avoid propulsion. You can wear a surgical shoe or buddy splint the toe.

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How long does it normally take a broken toe to heal?

4 to 6 weeks: 4 to 6 weeks if the toe is splendid and motion in the fractured area is decreased. If there is motion it could take twice as long. And it will not heal well.

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What should you put on a broken toe to make it heal?

Tape splint/: "buddy taping to the next toe will provide support to the fracture and partial pain relief.

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I need help to make my broken toe heal before homecoming?

See below: Soak the foot in warm water with epsom salt to help any swelling. Splint the toes together and wear a wide stiff shoe.

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How long should a broken toe be bandaged for to heal properly?

Buddy splint: A common bandage for a broken toe is called a buddy splint. This is essentially taping the broken toe to a toe next to it. I would recommend seeing a podiatrist though. Some fractures can be more severe and require additional therapies such as closed manipulation if the fracture segments are mal-aligned.

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How do you know if you have a broken toe and how can you heal it?

Get an x-ray: Treatment depends on severity and type of fracture. If displaced or out of alignment, it will have to be realigned. Some form of immobilization will be needed. This can be as simple as splinting to adjacent toe or a cst shoe.

Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more