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How to tape a broken toe?

How to tape a broken toe?

Tape to next toe: taping a broken toe next to the neighboring toe helps to stabilize it while healing ...Read more

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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 can you tape a broken thumb?

How can you tape a broken thumb?

Difficult: Certain finger and toe fractures can be treated with taping. The taping is usually done from one finger to the next. This cannot be done with the thumb as there is no finger next to it. Thumb fractures are best treated in the splint or cast. ...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. ...Read more

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I have a broken toe. Doctor taped it to next toe. Wthout a cast the toe can bend. How can it heal?

I have a broken toe. Doctor taped it to next toe. Wthout a cast the toe can bend. How can it heal?

Time: For a fracture to heal well, you have to keep the two ends of the bone from moving against each other. As long as this is accomplished, you can have movement of the joints around it. In most cases of toe fractures, splinting the toes works well. We then place patients in a stiff shoe or surgical shoe depending on symptoms, alignment and location of the fracture. Sometimes a cast boot is used. Dr l. ...Read more

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How to tape a sprained ankle?

How to tape a sprained ankle?

Try U-tube: Can't explain or demonstrate here. Try u-tube or see a sports trainer to demo this to you. ...Read more

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How do you tell a broken toe versus a stubbed toe?

How do you tell a broken toe versus a stubbed toe?

X-rays: Seeing a doctor and getting x-rays performed will tell you if you fractured your toe. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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How to reset a broken finger bone?

How to reset a broken finger bone?

Seek hand surgeon: for a broken finger you really want to see a hand specialist to avoid any possible injury to the bones, joints or there structures from the fracture. ...Read more

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How to heal a fractured toe quicker?

How to heal a fractured toe quicker?

You can't: Time heals all wounds. About six weeks give or take two weeks in either direction. If your a smoker i'd stop. ...Read more

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How long should it take a broken pinky toe nuckle to heal?

How long should it take a broken pinky toe nuckle to heal?

About 2 weeks: It depends on how big a break it is. If it is out of place may need surgery. If it is simple break, usually tolerable after 2 weeks, fully healed by one month unless you have diabetes or circulatory problem. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between a broken toe and a fractured toe?

How can you tell the difference between a broken toe and a fractured toe?

With an X-ray: Semantically, a fractured toe indicates that the bone (phalanges) are actually cracked. It is a broken toe. However, some doctors also call a dislocated toe (without the actual fracture) a broken toe. So when you are told you have a broken toe, you may want to ask specifically if there is a fracture, if it is just dislocated or both! ...Read more

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How to determine if my toe is broken or sprained?

Xray!: Fortunately, most toe fractures are treated symptomatically and so x-rays may not always be needed. However, the only definitive way to determine if your toe is actually broken is to x-ray it or perform some other radiographic analysis, such as ct or mri. Toe. ...Read more

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How can you heal a broken thumb?

How can you heal a broken thumb?

Splint: Either you splint it or have it fixed. It heales in 3-6 weeks. ...Read more

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"how to treat a bruised metatarsal"?

"how to treat a bruised metatarsal"?

Get weight off foot.: Contusion(bruise) metatarsal requires weight to be removed from forefoot. This can be accomplished in a variety of ways. Padding the forefoot with relief beneath the effected metatarsal is the easiest. ...Read more

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How can you help heel a jammed or broken finger?

How can you help heel a jammed or broken finger?

Get X-ray and see MD: Proper diagnosis and treatment (splint, tape, or possible surgery) may be necessary for best long-term outcome. Self-diagnosis and non-treatment often leads to permanent loss of function and later arthritis problems in the damaged digit. The person who treats themself has a fool for a patient. ...Read more

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What can I do to fix a broken toe nail?

Trim it: Trim it back as far as you can and keep it trimmed while it grows out. ...Read more

Toes (Definition)

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